New Los Alamos program supports opportunities for Indigenous women in physics

Indigenous women are the most underrepresented group in physics

January 1, 2022

Astrid Morreale and Cesar Luiz Da Silva Opt
Astrid Morreale and Cesar Luiz da Silva LANL

A newly funded program at Los Alamos National Laboratory, in collaboration with Fort Lewis College, supports undergraduate Indigenous women interested in a career in physics. Offered to two women per year majoring in physics at Fort Lewis College, the program aims to build a pipeline of talent from the undergraduate level in the Four Corners region to graduate programs and eventual careers in physics, including at national laboratories such as Los Alamos.

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