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Beyond the Bench: STEMulating Career Conversations

Jun 27, 2019

Dr. Erika Shugart is a trailblazer of pursuing 'alternative' careers in STEM.  Exposure to science in her formative years influenced her desire to pursue a PhD; however, she quickly realized that her interests and skillset extended beyond the boundaries of a research laboratory. 

Listen to this conversation and learn...


Jun 21, 2019

Science communication comes in many different forms, so it should come as no surprise that Dr. Theanne Griffith, a PhD neuroscientist, is also a children's literary author of STEM inspired series of chapter books. 

In this episode, Theanne shares the steps she took to landing a deal with Random House publishing.  She...


Jun 5, 2019

Dr. Garry Cooper has blazed a career path in the span of 10 years than most will do in a lifetime.  In the span of a decade, he earned a PhD in neuroscience, did a postdoc, worked at two different Big Four management consulting firms, co-founded and launched a successful company of which he is the CEO and still finds...


May 31, 2019

When a previous guest of the show wants to start a podcast to share his experiences on leadership and leadership development, you bring him back on.  Latane Brackett's (Episodes 64 and 39) transparent, honest and humorous approach to leadership is something that we can all benefit.  Listen in to this special edition...


May 23, 2019

Dr. Kristala Prather Jones knew before she entered graduate school that working in industry would be critical to her success as a research professor.  She understood then that impacting students as individuals was her passion, and walks in that purpose each day as the Arthur D. Little Professor of Chemical...