Talk Nerdy Podcast Features Rita Colwell Discussing Sexism and Science

Tue Mar 30, 2021

Rita Colwell, a Distinguished University Professor in the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, recently discussed her storied career as an infectious disease scientist on the Talk Nerdy podcast hosted by Cara Santa Maria.

Colwell—still active in research, including multiple international efforts to stem the spread of cholera—talked candidly about the barriers she faced throughout her career as a woman scientist.

Go here to listen to the entire 60-minute podcast.