Six themes that affect the lives and careers of Women of Color in STEM By Mallory Molina Over the course of the summer, we have met women of color in science, technology, engineering and math (WOC in STEM) fields at various stages in their careers. We have talked about the struggle of burnout, the strength […]
“I wear my identity as a Puerto Rican, Spanish-speaking Latinx woman in STEM like a badge of honor.” ~ Dr. Mónica Feliú-Mójer By Mallory Molina Don’t shy away from your identity and truth. We’ve made it to the last week of reflections on the bravery, burnout, and being a WOC in STEM show with Dr. […]
“You won’t always feel strong, but keep going. The day will come when you will have undeniable evidence of your strength.” ~ Dr. Stephani Page By Mallory Molina Welcome to week two of reflections on the bravery, burnout and being a WOC in STEM show with Dr. Shine Chang! Our first week featured Amber Lenon, […]
“It might be hard to admit you need help from someone, but it can help make a huge difference in how you handle burnout.” ~ Amber Lenon By Mallory Molina Last week, Dr. Shine Chang joined us on our episode of #VanguardSTEM, which focused explored the theme Burnout, Bravery and Being a Woman of Color […]
“That was my reality. I realized it might take me longer to dothan some others, but since it was important to me, I knew I would have to work to get what I wanted.” ~ Alaina Bonilla, CUNY astronomy and anthropology student By Mallory Molina Sometimes a challenge can seem so insurmountable we will […]
“The difference between those who survive and those who don’t isn’t merely skill—the difference is what happens when failure comes around.” ~ Maribel Campos-Rivera, MD Learning to balance health, family, career and your happiness is the hardest and most rewarding lesson to learn. By Mallory Molina Previously in this article series, I discussed how mentoring […]
Family Wishes Vs. Career Moves: Pressure from your family should not change your final career goals.
“Work with the situation you are given; never give up; and know who you are and what you want.” ~ Pamela Padilla, PhD By Mallory Molina Unique cultures; unique pressures. The amount of pressure one might feel from their family varies from culture to culture, and can be difficult to wrap your head around. […]