Abbott on How To Find Support When You’re a Female STEM Student

Originally published at Abbott ranked No. 4 on The Fair360, formerly DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2021.


In this edition of Shaping the Future of STEM, college intern Diya Iyer – who is majoring in computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – speaks with Betsy Wille, Abbott’s Chief Information Security Officer. Listen as Betsy and Diya talk about what it’s like to be one of the only girls in their STEM classes and the tools they used to find support.

Diya, who also was an Abbott high school intern, is the latest host on Shaping the Future of STEM. Every episode features different female Abbott high school and college interns as they interview female Abbott STEM professionals from across the company. As a global health technology company committed to providing opportunities for students in science, technology, engineering and math, we offer opportunities around the world including our award-winning high school and college internship programs.

To listen to the podcast, and to read a full transcript of the episode, click here.