My Autumn Reading List

If you are looking for books that are career focused this is the reading list for you.  My Autumn Reading List: Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant The Chicago Guide to Communicating Science by Scott L. Montgomery Teach Beyond your Reach: an Instructor's Guide to Developing and…

A Bit More About Mademoiselle Scientist + The Importance of Having a Science Community

This month I celebrated my 4th Blog Anniversary and I decided it was a great time for me to share a bit more me and why I started Mademoiselle Scientist . My name is Martina and I am a toxicologist, science communicator, and STEM education advocate. I started Mademoiselle Scientist as a way to share…

My Reading List II

I'm excited about sharing this reading list because it is a mix of books. If you haven't checked out Hidden Figures Book and Movie it is a much read and watch. My Reading List II: Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race…

My Spring/Summer III Reading List:

Now that the weather is warming up, check out a few of these books. My Spring/Summer Reading List: Women in Tech: Take Your Career to the Next Level with Practical Advice and Inspiring Stories by Tarah Wheeler Van Vlack Letters to a Young Scientist by Edward O. Wilson A Manual for Writers of Research Papers,…

My Reading List:

Here are a few good reads to encourage you this spring. My Reading List: The Opposable Mind: How Successful Leaders Win Through Integrative Thinking by Roger Martin Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time by Keith Ferrazzi Holding Fast to Dreams: Empowering Youth from the Civil Rights Crusade to…

Spotlight on Science/Mademoiselle Scientist: Donna Kridelbaugh

In my last Mademoiselle Spotlight, I wrote about The Thesis Whisperer, and for this post, I am featuring Donna Kridelbaugh as this month's Spotlight on Science/Mademoiselle Scientist. Donna has amazing content for early career researchers and professionals.¬† Photo Credit: Donna Kridelbaugh Spotlight on Science/Mademoiselle Scientist:¬†Donna Kridelbaugh: When I started Mademoiselle Scientist I only had a…

My Fall Reading List II

Looking for a book to read this fall with you cup of Earl Grey? Don't know what to read? Here are a few books to check out. My Fall Reading List II: Womenomics by Claire Shipman and Katty Kay Ask for it: How Women can use the Power of Negotiation to get What They Really…

My 2nd Blogiversary: My STEM Journey – To be Continued…

Welcome to my 2nd Blogiversary of Mademoiselle Scientist. After two years of blogging here is what I learned: STEM interests generally start early: I have always been excited about all things STEM. At a very young age I knew that I wanted to become a scientist and later get my Ph.D. (This is something I'm…

My Summer Reading List II

Summer is a nice time to read something inspirational. Here are my top picks. My Summer Reading List II: Improvise: Unconventional Career Advice from an Unlikely CEO by Fred Cook I Know How She Does it: How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time by Laura Vanderkam What the Most Successful People Do Before…

The Real Talk about the PhD #PioneerChat Reflection:

After participating in The Real Talk about the Ph.D. #PioneerChat hosted by Dr. Monica F. Cox with guest host, Dr. Fatimah Williams Castro I have some reflections. Since I am prospective Ph.D. student I was looking forward to this discussion because I enjoy hearing people talk about their Ph.D. journeys. To find out more about…