Podcast: Horchata Squad 2.0: Femmes in STEM

Horchata Squad is an official opinion section podcast from the Daily Emerald. On this episode of the series, hosts Veronica Fernandez-Alvarado and Marian Fragoso are joined by guest Veronica Blackwell, who speaks with them about the struggles and triumphs of majoring in STEM as a femme of color. Their conversation includes the difficulties of being taken seriously, female stereotypes in the field and how to find motivation in the field despite stigmas.

This podcast contains language that may not be suitable for all listeners.

Music in this episode is Corazon by Maluma and Fertilizer by Frank Ocean.

This episode was produced by Alec Cowan.

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