Increasing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in STEM
I served as the graduate student representative of the NY Women in Natural Sciences from 2017-2019, where I helped build coalitions and resources for women and other minoritized groups at the AMNH. My proudest accomplishment was creating a brand-new Mental Health Workshop for students and post-docs in collaboration with Human Resources and the AMNH's contracted therapist.
Student Mentee Spotlight:
Natasha Hodges did an internship under my mentorship at the American Museum of Natural History. She is currently a diagnostic technician at Colorado State University - Boulder doing the essential work of COVID-19 testing. She plans to apply to Ph.D. programs this fall.