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Access to Advancement

An Audio Exploration of the National Effort to Increase the Role of Women with Disabilities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Part 2

Christine Sangobowale

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Christine Sangobowale is pursuing her master's degree in environmental science at Adelphi University, in Garden City, NY. A summer internship during college led Christine to her career path. Entry Point!, a program that offers internships in science to students with disabilities, placed her at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration where she discovered her passion for environmental science. Christine, who has sickle cell anemia, says she is thankful that her parents encouraged her to pursue a career in science.

To learn more about the Entry Point! program, listen to the Part 1 story, Entry Point! Opens Doors and Launches Women Into STEM Education Programs and Careers, or visit the Entry Point! program website,


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