Research: World Vaccine Congress 2014 Reflection

The World Vaccine Congress is the World's Largest Vaccine Business Development, Research, Technology Show and Conference. This year was the 14th Annual World Vaccine Congress and it was on March 24-26 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. Even though the conference was only three days, it was very informative. The World Vaccine…

Careers: Science Policy Reflection – AWIS & NSBE Mashup

For the past few months I have been hearing a lot about alternative science research careers, specifically science policy, patent law, science communication and science journalism. Recently, I attended the Association of Women in Science (AWIS) Career Panel on Science Policy and Education hosted by the AWIS-Baltimore. Science policy is the branch of public policy…

Journaling for Self-Mentoring: Recap of ACS Webinar

Recently, I attended the ACS Webinar, "No Mentor Available? Mentor Yourself". After attending this webinar, my take-home message was the importance of keeping a journal. I used to keep daily journals for most of my life, but one day I stopped. This webinar reminded me to start journaling again. If you want to find out…

A Little Bit about the Scientist…

My name is Martina. I am a Toxicologist, Science Communicator and STEM Education Advocate who supports the next generation of scientists. I have worked with various professional scientific societies and organizations who are committed to broadening participation in STEM careers. My experiences as a researcher, science communicator, and doing education advocate has inspired me to…

Welcome to Mademoiselle Scientist!

Mademoiselle Scientist is a digital platform that supports the next generation of scientists. Everyone has their own introduction to STEM, here is mine. I remember at an early age being excited about all things science. I enjoyed learning more about science every day. On the weekends I was often at my grandparents' backyard chasing fireflies…