PhD Candidate, Stem Cell Bioprocessing Laboratory, McGill University
Canadian, living in Tio’tia:ke (Montréal), Canada
Stephanie (Nia) is currently a PhD Candidate researching cell therapy for type 1 diabetes. Their background is in Biochemistry and Chemical Engineering and they are passionate about the intersection between social work and STEMM. Nia has been an advocate for equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI), accessibility, and sustainability in academia and seeks to carry this forward in their future scientific career. Through the Homeward Bound program, Nia hopes to empower other womxn of colour who are striving to amplify their voices in STEMM. Outside of work, Nia is inspired by travel, nature, and the creative arts.