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Scholar Spotlight: Carla Freeman and Sarah Smeed on the Women Who Have Inspired Them

Posted by: Giselle M. Avilés

Women have made incredible strides forward in academia. In 2018, 53% of the 79,000 doctoral degrees in the United States were awarded to women. That said, women still face unique challenges when faced with life after the Ph.D. During March, which is Women’s History Month, the Library, in partnership with the National Archives and Records …