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A community event at the Media Lab. Photo credit: John Werner.

MAS Ambassadors Program: Reaching out to a more diverse pool of students

MIT Media Lab
Mar 31, 2016 · 8 min read

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Ariel Eckblaw (left) and Caroline Jaffe (right).

For me, the MAS program and the Media Lab are incredibly exciting in that they strike an unusual balance between academia and industry, and allow a tremendous amount of creative freedom.


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The Bowdoin College campus. Photo by Laura Perovich.

I had many great mentors and classmates along the way, but I also missed having female role models and collaborators.


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Niaja Farve presenting on her research.

Most students were not aware of the MAS program and all of the spinoff companies and technologies that have come out of the Lab.


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