December 9, 2022

When Mary Joy DiMarco arrived at the University of North Florida, she majored in computer science. But as a woman in male-dominated classes, she didn’t feel her ideas were valued.

“I was very uncomfortable,” she said.

DiMarco later switched to business management and joined a new UNF student organization called Women in Business designed to empower female business students by providing mentorship, community connections and career advancement opportunities, among other things.

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“I didn’t want to feel like I did before, like my voice was not being heard,” DiMarco, now a junior, said. The intent of the new program, she said, is to show women business students that “what they have to say matters.”

https://www.jacksonville.com/story/news/education/2022/05/02/unf-jacksonville-launches-new-program-women-business-students/7401327001/