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A Conversation with Lola Omolola

Facebook Health Policy Q&A

In partnership with Facebook's Health Policy Team, I will be doing a Q&A around Covid-19 vaccines with Lola Omolola, a community leader and founder of the Female IN group on Facebook. 

3/21/2021

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The 'B' in BAME Podcast

Covid-19 Vaccines: Fact From Fiction

A discussion about the truth behind Covid-19 vaccines and vaccine hesitancy within the Black community.

 3/7/2021

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NYU Womxn in STEM Summit 2021

Wellness & Success in STEM

NYU Tandon alumnae discussed our journeys through 2020 and other tumultuous times, and share with the student body how important wellness has been to our personal and professional triumphs.

3/3/2021

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A Conversation with David Oyelowo

Covid-19 Vaccine Q&A

A Q&A and Instagram takeover with English-American actor and producer David Oyelowow, where we discussed topics including Covid-19 safety and side-effects, vaccine hesitancy within the Black community, and how to vaccinate the world.  

2/25/2021

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ACLT Talks About COVID-19 Vaccines

Panel Discussion and Q&A

ACLT (African Caribbean Leukaemia Trust) held an interactive webinar about hesitancy within the UK's Black community on taking COVID-19 vaccines, with an audience of over 800 online attendees and a mixed panel of verified Health Professionals, Patients, Media Newscasters, Faith leaders & other stakeholders.

2/25/2021

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BBC World TV News Interview

Uptake of Vaccines in BAME Communities

A live Skype interview on BBC World News answering questions from viewers from BAME (Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic) backgrounds who have concerns about taking the COVID-19 vaccine.

02/10/2021

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Covid-19 Vaccine Development Efforts

Interviews with The New York Times

Along with other scientists, I was interviewed by The New York Times about expedited vaccine development timelines & new technologies for combatting COVID-19.

Read Article 1 (11/21/2020)

Read Article 2 (6/23/2020)

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#BlackInImmuno Featured Speaker & Panelist

#BlackInImmuno Week!

A TEDx style talk about innovative technology in immunology. Black in Immuno is a platform created by a collective of Black immunologists and allies aimed at amplifying, celebrating and supporting Black voices in immunology.

11/25/2020

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TeaTube Discussion on Mentorship

The Value of Mentorship

This panel discussion on the value of mentorship is meant to provide an educational experience where panelists speak on the mentor and mentee relationship based on facts and their personal experiences.

11/19/2020

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TTT Leaders of NOW

Morning Show Interview

The Leaders of NOW is an engaging, inspirational and informative segment in the TTT (Trinidad & Tobago Television) NOW Morning Show. The segment serves as a platform to share the excellence of young people "Leading NOW" in their respective spheres.

09/08/2020

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Trinidad & Tobago Newsday Newspaper Feature 

As part of a special Business Issue on Women in STEM, I was interviewed by the Trinidad & Tobago Newsday about my work and career journey.

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Named as a Rising Star in this list of 1000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America by Cell Press - aimed at dismantling the myth that outstanding Black scientists make up only a small percentage of the scientific community.

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 Insider Inc: Covid-19 Scientists on Social Media

Scientists on TikTok are sharing information about COVID-19 vaccines and making science more approachable. This is a part of Team Halo, a UN-backed initiative to be transparent and combat misinformation.

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CariScholar Mentor Profile

CariScholar mentors are some of the Caribbean's most prolific and accomplished academics and professionals. These individuals have committed their time to help Caribbean students navigate their careers.

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  One Million Women in STEM

Role models sharing their stories to inspire the next generation and drive the creation of a more accessible future in STEM.

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Black Women PhDs

Celebrating the accomplishments of Black Women with PhDs and current Doctoral students, to inspire more Black women to pursue advanced degrees.

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Represent 365

Our mission at REP365 is to spotlight Black science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) graduates from past to present - 365 days a year!

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Advice for Current & Future PhDs

An interview with Discover PhDs about life during and after graduate school. Feel free to contact me with other questions about the PhD journey.

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Named a Cornell Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow

The Cornell Presidential Postdoctoral Fellows program was created to advance the exemplary academic stature and impactful research mission of Cornell University. The program offers significant independence and resources to top-tier postdoctoral researchers and scholars.

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   Class of 2020 Changemaker at RPI

RPI 's 2020 Changemakers share their research and efforts to positively impact society during their time at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.