By Khola Abid
Gender bias has been affecting women's scientific and academic contributions for decades; however, today’s scenario is different as many organizations are working to empower the women in STEM, like, Association for Women in Science and Scientista. These types of associations are helping incredible female scientists shift the paradigm and increase visibility and awareness of their groundbreaking work.
I had the opportunity to interview Dr. Raysa Khan, who shared thoughtful insights about how she navigates the academic world. Graduating top of her class in Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry from Nottingham Trent University, Raysa joined the Spencer Lab for her PhD. She received the PhD presentation first prize at the Sussex Annual Research Colloquium in 2017. Combining scientific curiosity with dedication and hard work, Raysa is pursuing this work with the hope of making an impact in cancer research.
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