The program, which will run April 9 to 12, is an "interactive course" designed to "give current and future leaders in STEM industries practical tools, insights and connections" that can help them overcome barriers and take their careers to the next level.
The grant will advance its newly designed Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) honors curriculum, which has been created for undergraduate education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines.
Fifteen graduate students from the arts, humanities, sciences and engineering received up to $750 to enhance their career and professional skills while advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in their own fields.
Christy Beneri specializes in pediatric lyme and tick-borne illnesses, tuberculosis, vaccine development and pediatric transplant. Her research interests include antimicrobial stewardship and standardized protocol development.