"Coming to college, I wanted to give other people that comfort level, to make them feel like they're part of a team."
"Going to a women's college, I'm many times more likely to stay in a STEM field."
"It has been very valuable to be surrounded by other women also pursuing science."
"Most of the alums are really engaged: they're happy to help you out and share their networks."
"In retrospect I feel fine taking up the space that I have earned and that I deserve."
Menza writes on a range of topics, including a major story on women and guns
Percentage of undergraduate degrees awarded in STEM (Nearly 3x national average for women)