The Plenary

Holding up Our Mirrors: The Reflection of Supportive Women in Global Policy

I was first introduced to PLEN through an email and Facebook post from my university’s Women & Gender Center and the Career Center’s Careers in Non-profit & Government page. I felt the need to attend the Women in Global Policy seminar because growing up as a young Latina, I saw my parents watching the news, [...]

Women in STEM Policy Helped Me Confirm My Goals in the Field of Science

Since I was little, I have been fascinated with figuring out how the world works, and I found throughout my time in school that science was the way to satisfy my interests. Since beginning college, I have been debating on what to pursue after I earn my degree. Should I go to graduate school to [...]

Preparing for a Career in Science and Policy

As a graduate student at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, I learned about PLEN through an email sent from our campus career center. With an undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of California at Berkeley, I pursued a Master’s in Marine Conservation. Since then I have concentrated my [...]