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Episode 1: Leadership and Mentors

Episode 1: Leadership and Mentors

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The theme of our first episode is ‘Leadership and Mentors’. We have exclusive interviews with astrophysicist, Dr Ghina Halabi and molecular epidemiologist, Dr Jonine Figueroa. Dr Halabi will explain her work with the UN Space for Women and remind us about the importance of giving back to our communities. Dr Figueroa will discuss her research into the breast cancer risk of African women and the need for intersectionality in research. You will also be hearing from members of the Melanin Memos team, Cameron, Sheeva, Amisha and Yuning.

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ebrown7570
ebrown7570

Very interesting podcast for young girls/women. The speakers were passionate about their respective fields. Dr. Jonine Figueroa's discussion was very stimulating. The research she is involved with may have some promise for the future health care for women.

Bones Rodriguez

Interesting stuff- Dr. Figueroa sounds like she's ready for the future of science, and is helping it come about.