There is hope, says Melody Brown Burkins, Guarini ’95, ‘98, Director of the Institute of Arctic Studies, Senior Associate Director in the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding, and Adjunct Professor of Environmental Studies at Dartmouth. “I see it every day because I work at Dartmouth. I get to see the next generation of students who are not sitting back – they’re leaning forward. They’re asking how they can make a difference.” Watch Melody in conversation here.
The Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) chapter launch and the Ecology, Evolution, Environment, and Society (EEES) Scholars Program are just two initiatives the Guarini School is supporting to increase access and belonging in STEM.