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Spotlight on Blue Hen Women

From innovative scientists and trailblazing policy makers to barrier-breaking designers and high-achieving engineers, UD women graduates are making great achievements while impacting the world around them.


As the nation celebrates Women’s History Month this March, the University is sharing the stories of just a few of the many female Blue Hens who are leaving their own indelible marks on the world.


Sydney Gayda, AS15, apparel designer for Nike’s Promo Team & League division.

Standing Out in Success: Sydney Gayda, AS15

As an apparel designer for Nike’s Promo Team & League division, Sydney Gayda, AS15, is breaking down barriers and leveling the playing field for women with her latest project: Nike’s first official women’s flag football uniform.

Read Sydney's Story 


Impactful Discoveries: Kishana Taylor, ANR11

Kishana Taylor, ANR11, found her passion and career path while at UD. Now, she’s researching why COVID-19 symptoms are more severe in those with existing conditions like diabetes or heart conditions.

Read Kishana's Story 


Unexpected Success: Jennalee Fede, EG11

Hard work, a passion for the environment and the desire to help the community she loves has led Jennalee Fede, EG11, to an unexpected achievement. She was recently named 2021 Young Engineer of the Year.

Read Jennalee's Story 


Embracing the Moment. Preparing for the Future: Dabney Brice, BPSS20M

When the pandemic put an end to her original post-graduate plans, Dabney Brice, BPSS20M, didn’t let that stop her from making a difference in her community and pursuing her passions to help the most vulnerable communities.

Read Dabney's Story 


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