Stranger in a Strange Land: How I Found My Place in Academia

Having grown up in East Los Angeles, California, Dr. Erika Camacho understands many of the struggles that students and women of color must endure in striving to attain their academic and professional goals. Dr. Camacho will be sharing her life experiences as well as the challenges and pitfalls she had to overcome to thrive in STEM and achieve her personal and professional goals. She will share stories about the key individuals and decisions that contributed to her success and transformation, including highlights of her research and the adversities she faced. Dr. Camacho will also share her passion for social activism and continual drive to transform the world of academia and strengthen our communities. Her life story is full of insights and lessons of empowerment for all.

Friday, April 21, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Wege Auditorium, TCL123

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