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Tag: Women’s History Month

Meet the Women Who are Transforming UF/IFAS Extension

UF/IFAS Extension celebrates Women’s History Month in March by sharing success stories about the women scientists, educators, communicators and administrators in Extension’s workforce. Women have historically played a critical role in the Extension service. Beginning in 1912 with… Read More

Women at the helm inspire the next generation of agricultural and biological engineers

Despite a more visible push over the past several years to encourage girls and women to pursue careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields, one area continues to see a higher number of men earning degrees:… Read More

Young UF/IFAS researcher credits father for success as female scientist

BALM, Fla. – Growing up in India, Sriyanka Lahiri wanted to pursue a career in science, and importantly, found support from both her parents. But she credits her father, a chemical engineer, for encouraging her in scientific subjects… Read More