The Sophie Lab educates undergraduates about the importance of diversity and inclusion in STEM. It is a curated digital space that communicates Newcomb Institute’s role in working towards gender equity in STEM through undergraduate programming. This site showcases different STEM projects of Newcomb Institute undergraduates. It also provides educational resources for undergraduates to help bridge the gender gap in STEM. This project, specifically, promotes feminist leadership in technology-centered communities through student programming and digital scholarship.

This site represents the work of the following undergraduate groups in partnership with Newcomb faculty. 

    • Digital Research Interns
    • Information Technology Interns
    • HASTAC Scholar
    • Grace Hopper Celebration Grantees
    • Women in Technology student group 
    • Society of Women Engineers student group
    • Newcomb Institute Research Assistants 

To learn more about our programs and how you can be involved visit, Newcomb Institute’s Technology Initiatives webpage. 


Editor: Jacquelyne Thoni Howard, Ph.D. 

Website Design: Rachel Tabor

Web and Graphic Support: Aly Greengrass and Anne Grotjan

Gender and STEM Content Contributors:

    • Emma Brick-Heazeau
    • Caroline Camus
    • Sarah Fox
    • Anne Grotjan
    • Alyssa Johnson
    • Shirine Moukaled
    • Isabel Sharpe
    • Danielle Walder