Episode 2: Abbott’s Shaping the Future of STEM: How to Find Support When You’re Studying STEM: Podcast
In this edition of Shaping the Future of STEM, college intern Diya Iyer—who is majoring in computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign—speaks with Betsy Wille, Abbott’s Chief Information Security Officer. Listen as Betsy and Diya talk about what it’s like to be one of the only girls in their STEM classes and the tools they used to find support.
Diya, who also was an Abbott high school intern, is the latest host on Shaping the Future of STEM. Every episode features different female Abbott high school and college interns as they interview female Abbott STEM professionals from across the company. As a global health technology company committed to providing opportunities for students in science, technology, engineering and math, we offer opportunities around the world including our award-winning high school and college internship programs
About Shaping the Future of STEM: Free 6-Part Podcast Series from Abbott
Abbott Laboratories Is Changing the Face of STEM
We’ve partnered with Abbott to showcase its groundbreaking podcast series, Shaping the Future of STEM.
As a global health technology company that recruits world-class scientists and engineers, Abbott knows women are critical to solving the world’s biggest problems with smart, imaginative thinking. In this unique series, you will learn firsthand from Abbott female high school and college interns interviewing Abbott female scientists and engineers on topics such as:
- Paths to STEM careers
- Challenges women may face in STEM and how to overcome them
- Why working in STEM is rewarding
- Exploding science lab projects!
- And much more!
This series is perfect for STEM faculty and staff, career and guidance counselors and other student advisors, diversity and inclusion personnel, librarians, parents, students, and anyone else interested in changing the face of STEM and the important role women will have in doing so.