October 1, 2020

Mitchell Published in Journal of Extension

Gayle Mitchell, Director of the Rappahannock Scholars Program

Gayle Mitchell, Director of the Rappahannock Scholars Program

Rappahannock Scholars Director Gayle Mitchell’s article, “Increasing Participation of Women in Agriculture Through Science, Engineering, Technology and Math Outreach Methods,” appeared in the April 2020 edition of the Journal of Extension. This article, written with Robin Currey, Ph.D., was the culmination of Mitchell’s research for her Master of Science degree in Sustainable Food Systems.

The article explores how the use of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) outreach models can help retain more women in the field of agriculture.

Read the article here: https://www.joe.org/joe/2020april/a5.php.