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Tue, Oct 20



My STEM Story Panel Event

Panel spekaers: Daem Celestin, Adrianna Shy, Baby L. Kalemba, and Omowunmi Faluyi

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My STEM Story Panel Event
My STEM Story Panel Event

Time & Location

Oct 20, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM


About the event

The "My STEM story" panel series aims to inspire and encourage young BIPOC women to pursue STEM-related degrees and careers. This event was in partnership with sySTEMic flow, LLC and BoSTEM United Way of Merrimack Valley and Massachusetts Bay.  

Panelist Bios:  

Daem Celestin is currently a 5th-year undergraduate student at Northeastern University. She is majoring in Cell and Molecular Biology. In her 5 years, she has worked at Beth Israel Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, and now Jounce Therapeutics. She hopes to pursue a career in medicine as a medical doctor and one day become an OB/GYN. Daem is passionate about public health, research, and mentoring.  

Adrianna Shy is a Georgia native. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry with a concentration in forensics from Hampton University in the spring of 2017.  After graduating she decided to continue her studies at Brandeis University. She is now a fourth year PhD candidate in the lab of Professor Bing Xu where she creates small molecules to fight cancer. She is involved in various organizations across campus including the Black Graduate Student Association and the Diverse Brandeis Scholars.  

Baby Lenga Kalemba i s a third-year student at the University of Massachusetts Boston studying Exercise and Health Sciences (EHS), with a minor in Biology (pre-med).Her goal is to inspire others through my progressive life story and hopefully enable them to realize that we each have our own unique stories to share.   

Omowunmi Faluyi is a graduate of Bunker Hill Community College and the University of Massachusetts Boston, respectively, and earned an Associates and Bachelor's degree in Biology. She is currently on the educational track to be a Doctor of Nursing Practices (DNP). She is excited to share her story as she is the utmost privilege of being enriched with all the opportunities offered.

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