A Conversation About Access and Mentoring

April 19, 2017
Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall (Room 240)
John Hope Franklin Center
Free and open to the public. Light lunch served.


Rochelle Newton, Ed.D.
Senior Manager, IT
Duke Law School


Mark Anthony Neal, Ph.D.
African and African American Studies
Duke University

  • Women and people of color are underrepresented in many areas in public and private education, especially in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields.
  • According to the National Girls Collaborative Project, “Women make up half of the total U.S. college-educated workforce, but only 29% of the science and engineering workforce.”
  • Minority women comprise fewer than 1 in 10 employed scientists and engineers.