Courtney Coppersmith ‘22, biochemistry and molecular biology, was named America East Woman of the Year. Coppersmith is the first Retriever in university history to achieve this honor and only the second softball player ever represented.
UMBC and the Simons Foundation share the goal of diversifying the pipeline of STEM professionals. When Simons was looking for a partner to help them grow their work in that area, UMBC was the perfect fit.
As a Cybersecurity and Center for Women in Technology Scholar from São Paulo, Brazil, Priscila de Almeida Feitosa ’22, computer science, found like-minded classmates at UMBC—students who wanted to change the status quo of representation in technology fields.