The Douglass WiSE Program (Formerly the Douglass Project)

Innovation Inside and Outside the Classroom


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Established in 1986, the Douglass WiSE Program (Women in Science and Engineering) supports women in their STEM journey, formerly called the Douglass Project. The new name, given in 2021, highlights the mission and purpose of an already innovative and invaluable program.




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The Student Experience

For over three decades, the program continues to provide academic and leadership opportunities, resources and community development, and mentoring and encouragement of women pursuing degrees in STEM.





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Student Testimonials

"It is both fulfilling and challenging. It is completely different working hands on in a lab than in lecture. Every day I go into lab, I leave feeling accomplished. I know the work my lab does is innovative and meaningful" - Ariana Belton




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