We say that STEM is changing for the better and, in many cases, this holds true. This post asks questions about ways in which higher education may have unintentional blind spots and the effects this may have on students of color.
Blog post coming soon explaining what underrepresented means, historical context for groups which are underrepresented in STEM and amplifying the work of organizations and efforts which aim to diversify these fields.
Blog post coming soon about animals in research, demystifying the many laws and protections for animals in research, my work with animals and what discoveries have been made which necessitate humane animal research. I will also write about how we as scientists can be better attuned to the needs of our animals.
You already know. Blog post coming soon about how the perfect tone, timing, or way to talk about white privilege and white supremacy does not exist; uncomfortable subject matter is the cause for defensiveness and aggression–not the tone of people advocating for the acknowledgement of rampant inequality and injustice.
Blog post coming soon highlighting the many barriers to higher education (including but not limited to) financial barriers of college education, particularly for those who work full/part time and are required to have as much research experience as their financially secure peers who have more time and cognitive reserve to dedicate to research; standardized testsContinue reading “Barriers in STEM”