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Women in Science Share How They Found Their Careers

Anne L. Nielsen, Fei Zhang, Erin Vogel, Kristen McQuinn, Angélica L. González

March 4, 2024

Rutgers groundbreaking women researchers are making history and making a difference in the world every day. From serving as mission head for NASA’s next space telescope to creating nanorobots to target disease and studying the survival of orangutans in Borneo – one of our closest living relatives – they are advancing our understanding of the natural and physical world around us.

For Women's History Month, we asked some of our acclaimed scientists to share their own history of what inspired them to enter their field. Here are their stories.

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