Monday, 24 September 2018

UBC Okanagan’s Jakobi tasked with increasing diversity in science

Castanet reported on UBC Okanagan’s announcement that Jennifer Jakobi, associate professor in the School of Health and Exercise Sciences, has been named the newest associate chair of Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science and Technology (WWEST).

Jakobi says that her role will be to further WWEST’s mission to promote awareness and engage students, industry and the wider community in understanding the value of diversity in the STEM fields.

The story also appeared in Kelowna Capital News.

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