For the second day in a row, two female students presented about their experiences working in STEM related fields, particularly as women, during lunch.
Sophie Furlow '19 spoke about her summer internship at the Field Museum where she was able to sequence DNA belonging to a new species of rodent. She was then able to place that rodent in the appropriate branch on an evolutionary tree. She also spoke about her experience teaching at the Field Museum in her rotations at the DNA discovery center.
Tobi Morrow '22 and Izzie Oberman '22 represented a group of freshmen students who have competed in the GEMS Global Design Challenge with their methane filtration system. They talked about some of their new ideas around finding ways to repurpose plastic products.