Growing Thick Skin: One Consequence of Discrimination Femspec Double Issue v. 8
by Tina Andres
It wasn’t until graduate school that I realized that as a woman my technical aptitude was an issue. I was the first woman in the environmental engineering doctoral program at Michigan Tech University. It was here that I first learned how differently I approached technical problem solving and how that tended to disturb my advisors.
Tina Andres is explaining her experience with discrimination.