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Fellowships, Science Communication Efforts, and Outreach

I like to talk about science and encourage underrepresented minorities to talk about it too.

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Soapbox Science 

Ottawa, Canada 🇨🇦

Soapbox Science is a non-profit initiative that encourages gender diversity within science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM) fields, particularly the work done by women in the sciences (Soapbox Science has an inclusive definition of female that also includes the trans* community).

Roundtable discussion on the next generation of women in STEM with the Canada Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan

Ottawa, Canada 🇨🇦

Roundtable discussion commemorating the opening of the National Archive of Women Scientists in Canadian History at the library of the University of Ottawa.

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Yale Ciencia Academy Fellow

Connecticut, USA 🇺🇸

Yale Ciencia Academy (YCA) is a year-long program that equips doctoral students from underrepresented backgrounds with the knowledge, skills, and networks they need to find great post-PhD positions. 
Over the course of one year, fellows will participate in in-person and virtual activities to become part of a supportive peer community; develop important career planning, mentoring, and scientific and interpersonal communication skills and products; and connect with role models from diverse backgrounds.

Project Lead the Way

Missouri, USA 🇺🇸

American nonprofit organization that provides STEM mentoring to US elementary, middle, and high schools.


Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior [CISAB]

Indiana, USA 🇺🇸

The program is ten weeks in length and focuses on recruiting undergraduate students from groups currently underrepresented in the sciences. This program is a new REU site that will build on the formal undergraduate internship program offered by CISAB for the past two years and on CISAB's collective experience with undergraduate training.

Charles H. Turner Award

Colorado, USA 🇺🇸

The Charles H. Turner Program engages students in professional development activities, cohort building, and identifying tasks that will celebrate the uniqueness of "Being a Turner.” Selectees will work one-on-one with mentors and facilitators, in cohorts of their peers, and in individual reflection to understand how graduate education and membership in the Animal Behavior Society may become part of their professional trajectory.

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