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Beyond the Bench: STEMulating Career Conversations


Jan 24, 2018

When she started graduate school, her plans were to be in the academy. However, after having conversations with her labmate and networking with fellow alumni of her institution, the journey beyond the bench took a different course.  Dr. Fortis was open to opportunity which led her to a AAAS policy fellowship, the National Science Foundation, New York Academy of Science, and now as the director of postdoctoral affairs at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

We also discuss how Hurricane Maria has impacted her home of Puerto Rico and asks that listeners continue to assist however they can.

She points to Ciencia Puerto Rico as a resource for information on ways to help.

CienciaPR.org/en (English site)

CienciaPR.org/es (Spanish site)