Gender gap persists in Oklahoma’s engineering schools
Morgan Weatherspoon, a chemical engineering major at the University of Oklahoma, there are a handful of women in her summer class of about 30 people. Higher education leaders hope to see change in the years to come.
When Morgan Weatherspoon sits in class, it’s obvious she’s in the minority.
Weatherspoon, a chemical engineering major at the University of Oklahoma, is enrolled in a summer course at OU. Out of a class of about 30 people, Weatherspoon can count on one hand the number of other women in the class.
Being one of only a few female students in OU’s College of Engineering has never been a problem for her, she said — she’s never been made to feel inferior, and her perspective is generally...
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