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Helping disabled women fight barriers to science, tech careers is project goal

Dolores Cimini, a licensed psychologist and professor at the University at Albany, talks with students Deanna Frugis, center, and Jenna D’Anna. Cimini is co-chairwoman of a grant-based study to look at the numbers of women with disabilities in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) disciplines and make recommendations about how to increase those numbers.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Dolores Cimini, a licensed psychologist and professor at the University at Albany, talks with students Deanna Frugis, center, and Jenna D’Anna. Cimini is co-chairwoman of a grant-based study to look at the numbers of women with disabilities in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) disciplines and make recommendations about how to increase those numbers.
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Dolores Cimini, now a licensed psychologist and professor at the University at Albany, lost her sight when she was 16. When she was a graduate student in psychology in the 1980s, her professors told her flat out that she would not be able to do as much as her sighted classmates. One even told her that because of her vision loss, she would never be able to meet the expectations of people who were sighted. ...


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