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Christine Sangobowale is pursuing her master's degree in environmental science at Adelphi University, in Garden City, NY. A summer internship through Entry Point!, a program that offers internships in science to students with disabilities, helped Christine discover her passion for environmental science. Read the full description.

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Christine Sangobowale is pursuing her master's degree in environmental science at Adelphi University, in Garden City, NY. A summer internship during college led Christine to her career path. Entry Point!, a program that offers internships in science to students with disabilities, placed her at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration where she discovered her passion for environmental science. Christine, who has sickle cell anemia, says she is thankful that her parents encouraged her to pursue a career in science.

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Christine Sangobowale is pursuing her master's degree in environmental science at Adelphi University, in Garden City, NY. A summer internship during college led Christine to her career path. Entry Point!, a program that offers internships in science to students with disabilities, placed her at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration where she discovered her passion for environmental science. Christine, who has sickle cell anemia, says she is thankful that her parents encouraged her to pursue a career in science.

Broadcast History

Broadcast each month on WAMC’s The Best of Our Knowledge and 51% radio programs beginning in January 2010.

Additional Credits

Made possible by the National Science Foundation Research Disability Education program.

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