Podcast: Systems of Support with Rebecca Ong

The Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) is releasing the second season of Propelling Women in Power, one episode of which features Rebecca Ong, Director of Graduate Programs and Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at Michigan Technological University. Propelling Women in Power is a podcast about the careers of women in energy at the Wisconsin Energy Institute on the UW–Madison campus and our sister institution, the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center.

In this episode, Becky Ong (ChE) shares her journey from her childhood love of plants to her groundbreaking research in converting them into biofuels. Listen in for insights on how academia can better support and empower women in STEM and how access to STEM education and representation should start in early childhood.

S2, Ep. 3 Listen (41:29)