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Women of color

Microsoft Sr. Program Manager April Speight

“Once you've identified your gaps, start working towards improving in those areas. That could mean spending time learning a new concept/technology OR just improving your knowledge in an area in which you may be weak.“

Science Communicator Stephany Lowe

“Engaging people in conversation about science and seeing the wonder in their expressions when they talk about science. It reminds me of hope and possibility. It is really cool to hear people get excited about science.”

Medical Lab Technologist Melissa Gardiner

“Women are capable of bringing fresh, innovative ideas, new perspectives and methodologies that could immensely benefit everyone.”

Science Communication Officer Kimberleigh Tommy

“Academia is not easy, it can take an emotional toll on you and there is often stigma attached to speaking openly about it. In sharing my truth I hope that more young women realize it’s ok to have bad days and that eventually, you will get there.”