Welcome to S4E04 – Women in STEM! Today’s episode features a spotlight interview with Pratt’s very own Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Dr. Karis Boyd-Sinkler. Our discussion covers her experiences, advice, and a deep dive into what it means to be a Woman in both STEM and specifically Duke Engineering. We wrap things up with a discussion from the female-identifying members of the This Engineering Life team in what we hope is an informative and eye-opening conversation. Thank you as always for tuning in to this very important episode, we hope you learn something!
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This week’s episode of This Engineering Life is a deep dive into what it means to be a Woman in STEM! We’re so lucky to speak with Dr. Karis Boyd-Sinkler, Pratt’s very own Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, as well as our TEL team!
Dr. Karis Boyd-Sinkler – Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the Pratt School of Engineering
Dr. Boyd-Sinkler joined the Duke family almost 9 months ago. She’s interested in efforts related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and STEM outreach specifically the recruitment and retention of students from underserved populations. We’re honored to have her on today’s podcast!