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Celebrating Women, Transgender, and Non-Binary Research Leaders
As a contribution to the celebration of 150 Years of Women at Berkeley, the Vice Chancellor for Research Office wishes to applaud all the women, transgender, and non-binary people who have contributed to UC Berkeley’s international research reputation. In particular we would like to highlight those scholars who head up the VCRO’s research institutes and centers, museums, and field stations. We are grateful for their service and are happy to celebrate their unique and inspiring achievements across a diversity of fields. Read about these leaders here.
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