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September 19, 2014

Pushing Women and People of Color Out of Science Before We Go In

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I am a senior MIT, a materials engineer, an honors student, and a woman. I also have been told hundreds of times that I don't deserve to be where I am. The idea that there was some sort of quota for women would be repeated to me over and over in the coming months, and it only got worse when I went to MIT.

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