NIA FERNANDEZ

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.

ALEX JENKIN

ALEX JENKIN

MARY MCMILLAN

MARY MCMILLAN

ANDREA PARISI

ANDREA PARISI

ANNA FREBEL

ANNA FREBEL

Sisi Hu

Sisi Hu

KIM-ANH LÊ CAO

KIM-ANH LÊ CAO

MOLLY CHRISTENSEN

MOLLY CHRISTENSEN

OLIVIA MENDIVIL RAMOS

OLIVIA MENDIVIL RAMOS

UXUA LOPEZ FLAMARIQUE

UXUA LOPEZ FLAMARIQUE

MARIANA PANUNCIO-FELDMAN

MARIANA PANUNCIO-FELDMAN

RENATA PIAZZON

RENATA PIAZZON

APARNA LAL

APARNA LAL

SIMONE BAUCH

SIMONE BAUCH

PHOEBE BARNARD

PHOEBE BARNARD

PURVI GUPTA

PURVI GUPTA

JENNIFER COPELAND

JENNIFER COPELAND

ANNA FERRE-MATEU

ANNA FERRE-MATEU

GAIA DELL’ARICCIA

GAIA DELL’ARICCIA

KIRSTY ROBB

KIRSTY ROBB

CHRISTINA EBERHARDT

CHRISTINA EBERHARDT

SHANON O’CONNOR

SHANON O’CONNOR

XIMENA AGUILAR VEGA

XIMENA AGUILAR VEGA

MEROPI NASSIKAS

MEROPI NASSIKAS

CÉLINE HANZEN

CÉLINE HANZEN

BETH STRAIN

BETH STRAIN

KATHERINE DUNCAN

KATHERINE DUNCAN

HELEN O’CONNOR

HELEN O’CONNOR

MARIA DIGIANO

MARIA DIGIANO

LUNGI MCHUNU

LUNGI MCHUNU

SARA RITZIE

SARA RITZIE

MELISSA WHITE

MELISSA WHITE

CATHERINE SARAH YOUNG

CATHERINE SARAH YOUNG

RACHEL BRENNAN

RACHEL BRENNAN

AMY GOODBRAND

AMY GOODBRAND

NINA TIRNITZ-PARKER

NINA TIRNITZ-PARKER

BERNIE-ANNE FREEMAN

BERNIE-ANNE FREEMAN

GLENNA MCGREGOR

GLENNA MCGREGOR

HEIDI PASS

HEIDI PASS

MELISSA CANO

MELISSA CANO

KERRY NICKOLS

KERRY NICKOLS

MING YIN

MING YIN

HILDE PEREZ GARCIA

HILDE PEREZ GARCIA

ANNA MADLENER

ANNA MADLENER

LOUISE BATTS

LOUISE BATTS

PRIYANKA DAS

PRIYANKA DAS

MELTEM BAYRAK

MELTEM BAYRAK

ARIA AHMED-COX

ARIA AHMED-COX

SAMANTHA NIXON

SAMANTHA NIXON

Zaida Ortega Diago

Zaida Ortega Diago

ALEXANDRA DUBINI

ALEXANDRA DUBINI

CAROL AZIZ

CAROL AZIZ

NATALIE MILLÁN AGUIÑAGA

NATALIE MILLÁN AGUIÑAGA

DEBATRI CHATTOPADHYAY

DEBATRI CHATTOPADHYAY

MIA CERFONTEYN

MIA CERFONTEYN

NILAM PATEL

NILAM PATEL

ALBA AGUION

ALBA AGUION

ANNE CHARMANTIER

ANNE CHARMANTIER

KELSIE CLARKE

KELSIE CLARKE

PRIYA GANDHI

PRIYA GANDHI

ANA ISABEL GREN

ANA ISABEL GREN

HANNAH CAMPBELL

HANNAH CAMPBELL

LESLEY SEFCIK

LESLEY SEFCIK

CHARLOTTE FRANCESIAZ

CHARLOTTE FRANCESIAZ

JENN LODER

JENN LODER

DEBORAH BOWER

DEBORAH BOWER

KATIE SIZELAND

KATIE SIZELAND

KATHARINA F HEIL

KATHARINA F HEIL

MIA UREM

MIA UREM

JESS MUKIRI

JESS MUKIRI

AIMEE BLISS

AIMEE BLISS

SANDRA JUDITH VELARDE PAJARES

SANDRA JUDITH VELARDE PAJARES

MELISSA SNAPE

MELISSA SNAPE

CASSANDRA BERRY

CASSANDRA BERRY

LORNA SLATER

LORNA SLATER

CATHERINE SORBARA

CATHERINE SORBARA

BHARATHI BOPPANA

BHARATHI BOPPANA

JULIA WARD

JULIA WARD

SIGRID MAEBE

SIGRID MAEBE

MADELINE MITCHELL

MADELINE MITCHELL

ASHTON GAINSFORD

ASHTON GAINSFORD

VALENTINA WYMAN

VALENTINA WYMAN

JORDAN FINDLEY

JORDAN FINDLEY

KRISTEN HOWARD

KRISTEN HOWARD

NINA MCLEAN

NINA MCLEAN

HELLE BERNSTORF HYDESKOV

HELLE BERNSTORF HYDESKOV

GINGER (YI-CHUN) YEH

GINGER (YI-CHUN) YEH

INAE GUION

INAE GUION

PAULA SILVA

PAULA SILVA

RAEANNE MILLER

RAEANNE MILLER

HUILI CHEN

HUILI CHEN

NIA FERNANDEZ

NIA FERNANDEZ

TANYA VAUTIER

TANYA VAUTIER

MADELEINE BRASIER

MADELEINE BRASIER

HELEN WADE

HELEN WADE

LIA HEMERIK

LIA HEMERIK

KIMBERLY LAWRENCE

KIMBERLY LAWRENCE

NIAMH BRIGID SHAW

NIAMH BRIGID SHAW

SHARNA JAMADAR

SHARNA JAMADAR

GURUTZETA GUILLERA ARROITA

GURUTZETA GUILLERA ARROITA

NATASHA WRIGHT

NATASHA WRIGHT

LAURA TROTTA

LAURA TROTTA

HAILEE ELIDA HETTRICK

HAILEE ELIDA HETTRICK

SAMIRA DARVISHI

SAMIRA DARVISHI

SUZIE LAVOIE

SUZIE LAVOIE

DYAN DENAPOLI

DYAN DENAPOLI

CLARE BOND

CLARE BOND

MARIE CLARK

MARIE CLARK

SHANNON ESSWEIN

SHANNON ESSWEIN

ESTHER SANCHEZ DE LEON LEY

ESTHER SANCHEZ DE LEON LEY

CATHERINE BARRY

CATHERINE BARRY

HILARY MCMANUS

HILARY MCMANUS

CRISTINA VENABLES

CRISTINA VENABLES

KIRSTEN MÜLLER

KIRSTEN MÜLLER

ALLYSON O’BRIEN

ALLYSON O’BRIEN

JUDIT JIMENEZ SAINZ

JUDIT JIMENEZ SAINZ

KERRYN (KERRY) O’BRIEN

KERRYN (KERRY) O’BRIEN

GABRIELA SARDINHA

GABRIELA SARDINHA

JAS CHAMBERS

JAS CHAMBERS

SHELLEY BALL

SHELLEY BALL

ISOBEL ROMERO-SHAW

ISOBEL ROMERO-SHAW

HANA STAROBOVA

HANA STAROBOVA

ANNA COLUCCI

ANNA COLUCCI

ALLISON GREANEY

ALLISON GREANEY

PALOMA VILLA

PALOMA VILLA

MARISSA GIUSTINA

MARISSA GIUSTINA

JULIANNA KADAR

JULIANNA KADAR

JUSTINE SMITH

JUSTINE SMITH

MONICA GREEN

MONICA GREEN

RACHEL ZOMBOR

RACHEL ZOMBOR

MARGARET BARBOUR

MARGARET BARBOUR

PRISCILLA WEHI

PRISCILLA WEHI

SAMANTHA ELIE

SAMANTHA ELIE

SIOBHAN HEATWOLE

SIOBHAN HEATWOLE

RAEGAN POLLARD

RAEGAN POLLARD

DANIELLE SKROPETA

DANIELLE SKROPETA

JULIA FABREGA

JULIA FABREGA

NATALIE BAREFOOT

NATALIE BAREFOOT

SANDRA KERBLER

SANDRA KERBLER

LEE CONSTABLE

LEE CONSTABLE

NATALIE MEIKLEJOHN

NATALIE MEIKLEJOHN

LAURIE LAPAT-POLASKO

LAURIE LAPAT-POLASKO

NICOLE WRIGHT

NICOLE WRIGHT

NICOLE HELLESSEY

NICOLE HELLESSEY

CLAUDIA ALVARADO

CLAUDIA ALVARADO

MELISSA CRISTINA MÁRQUEZ

MELISSA CRISTINA MÁRQUEZ

PALOMA CORVALAN

PALOMA CORVALAN

NATASHA HENDRICK

NATASHA HENDRICK

EVGUENIA ALECHINE

EVGUENIA ALECHINE

JULIETTE TOBIAS-WEBB

JULIETTE TOBIAS-WEBB

TONI MIZEREK

TONI MIZEREK

FERN WICKSON

FERN WICKSON

JOANA PICOTO CORREIA

JOANA PICOTO CORREIA

MICHAELA MUSILOVA

MICHAELA MUSILOVA

MARIYA LYUBENOVA

MARIYA LYUBENOVA

JANA SCHNIETE

JANA SCHNIETE

MICHELE FINN

MICHELE FINN

KATJA OVCHINNIKOVA

KATJA OVCHINNIKOVA

SANA PRATAP

SANA PRATAP

KRUSHIL PATRICIA MAIRINGI WATENE

KRUSHIL PATRICIA MAIRINGI WATENE

TIFFANY VORA

TIFFANY VORA

LEANNE EVERINGHAM

LEANNE EVERINGHAM

KATIE MAHON

KATIE MAHON

PAULA HANASZ

PAULA HANASZ

TAMANTHA STUTCHBURY

TAMANTHA STUTCHBURY

KRISTY DIGIACOMO

KRISTY DIGIACOMO

RACHEL VILLANI

RACHEL VILLANI

MICHELE JOHN

MICHELE JOHN

LILY BROWN

LILY BROWN

YURONG YU

YURONG YU

KAREN ALEXANDER

KAREN ALEXANDER

LAUREN SANDON

LAUREN SANDON

JOANNA SUMNER

JOANNA SUMNER

NUWANTHIKA FERNANDO

NUWANTHIKA FERNANDO

ABEER AL SAUD

ABEER AL SAUD

EMELINE PETTEX

EMELINE PETTEX

EMER DENNEHY

EMER DENNEHY

SAMANTHA CRIDLAND

SAMANTHA CRIDLAND

CATHY MOIR

CATHY MOIR

GUDRUN DE BOECK

GUDRUN DE BOECK

CASSANDRA BERRY

CASSANDRA BERRY

CHARLOTTE CONN

CHARLOTTE CONN

NOA BRUHIS

NOA BRUHIS

SARAH MCKAY

SARAH MCKAY

NAOMI TUCKER

NAOMI TUCKER

PHILISTA MALAKI

PHILISTA MALAKI

KIRSTEN LEE

KIRSTEN LEE

ALI LEEPER

ALI LEEPER

LINDA ROMANOVSKA

LINDA ROMANOVSKA

AMANDA SINCLAIR

AMANDA SINCLAIR

ADRIANA HUMANES

ADRIANA HUMANES

MAYA BEANO

MAYA BEANO

JUSTINE VIRGINIA MURRAY

JUSTINE VIRGINIA MURRAY

GINA ZIERVOGEL

GINA ZIERVOGEL

AMY EDWARDS

AMY EDWARDS

KIRI BEILBY

KIRI BEILBY

MOREANGELS MUCHANETA MBIZAH

MOREANGELS MUCHANETA MBIZAH

NANCY AUERBACH

NANCY AUERBACH

RASHMI VENKATRAMAN

RASHMI VENKATRAMAN

KIRSTEN MULLER

KIRSTEN MULLER

HANNAH LAEVERENZ SCHLOGELHOFER

HANNAH LAEVERENZ SCHLOGELHOFER

DEIRDRE COLLINS

DEIRDRE COLLINS

HARRIET TEARE

HARRIET TEARE

SARAH CHARNAUD

SARAH CHARNAUD

GHISLAINE PLATELL

GHISLAINE PLATELL

HEIDI STELTZER

HEIDI STELTZER

CAROLYN HOGG

CAROLYN HOGG

SALLIE PEARSON

SALLIE PEARSON

SAMANTHA REYNOLDS

SAMANTHA REYNOLDS

KIRSTEN MACLEAN

KIRSTEN MACLEAN

KATHERINE TANT

KATHERINE TANT

PAOLA MAGNI

PAOLA MAGNI

ALEXANDRA JONES

ALEXANDRA JONES

KRISTIN RAJA

KRISTIN RAJA

ANNIE GEORGINA LANGSTON-COX

ANNIE GEORGINA LANGSTON-COX

TAMMY EGER

TAMMY EGER

SHARON PFLEGER

SHARON PFLEGER

SHAKTI PATEL

SHAKTI PATEL

ANNA VINKHUYZEN

ANNA VINKHUYZEN

KAREN SPENLEY

KAREN SPENLEY

COLLEEN BEGG

COLLEEN BEGG

CAROL SILBERBERG

CAROL SILBERBERG

LETIZIA SAMMUT

LETIZIA SAMMUT

JAMIE WOMBLE

JAMIE WOMBLE

YVONNE KOHNLE

YVONNE KOHNLE

JENNIFER WOODGATE

JENNIFER WOODGATE

JOANNA YOUNG

JOANNA YOUNG

HELEN MURPHY

HELEN MURPHY

JESSICA TODD

JESSICA TODD

SÍLE NIC CHORMAIC

SÍLE NIC CHORMAIC

SHONA YU

SHONA YU

TRISTY FAIRFIELD

TRISTY FAIRFIELD

MELANIA GUERRA CARRILLO

MELANIA GUERRA CARRILLO

FRANCES SEPAROVIC

FRANCES SEPAROVIC

HARRIET BARTLETT

HARRIET BARTLETT

JODI SALMOND

JODI SALMOND

ÉMILIE LEFOL

ÉMILIE LEFOL

ARPITA KULKARNI

ARPITA KULKARNI

ELANOR HUNTINGTON

ELANOR HUNTINGTON

MARISSA PARROTT

MARISSA PARROTT

FELICITAS MARIA SCHMIDT

FELICITAS MARIA SCHMIDT

TAL LUZZATTO KNAAN

TAL LUZZATTO KNAAN

GEORGIA WARD-FEAR

GEORGIA WARD-FEAR

ALICIA PEREZ-PORRO

ALICIA PEREZ-PORRO

LIZ ROBERTSON-RICKMAN

LIZ ROBERTSON-RICKMAN

ANJANI GANASE

ANJANI GANASE

JULIA WAGEMANN

JULIA WAGEMANN

THERESE O’BRIEN

THERESE O’BRIEN

STEPHANIE ORDONEZ

STEPHANIE ORDONEZ

ADITI GUPTA

ADITI GUPTA

JANE CUNNEEN

JANE CUNNEEN

KRISTANNE ANDERSEN

KRISTANNE ANDERSEN

ANA PAYO PAYO

ANA PAYO PAYO

NICHOLA CLARK

NICHOLA CLARK

DANIELA LAINEZ DEL POZO

DANIELA LAINEZ DEL POZO

REBECCA WADE

REBECCA WADE

LAURA NAVONE

LAURA NAVONE

LI WANG

LI WANG

WYNET SMITH

WYNET SMITH

ARTHEE JAHANGIR

ARTHEE JAHANGIR

ANAIS MACHARD

ANAIS MACHARD

MARGARITA LOPEZ RIVAS

MARGARITA LOPEZ RIVAS

CLAUDIA KIELKOPF

CLAUDIA KIELKOPF

EMMA KENNEDY

EMMA KENNEDY

DIANA PAZMINO

DIANA PAZMINO

CAROL DEVINE

CAROL DEVINE

SAMIA ELFEKIH

SAMIA ELFEKIH

LINDA LARA-JACOBO

LINDA LARA-JACOBO

CHRISTELLE AUGUSTE

CHRISTELLE AUGUSTE

ELVIRA POLOCZANSKA

ELVIRA POLOCZANSKA

ALESSANDRA SALGADO

ALESSANDRA SALGADO

JULIE MOSKALYK

JULIE MOSKALYK

MARIA WEIKUM

MARIA WEIKUM

KRISSA SKOGEN

KRISSA SKOGEN

BRIANA WADE

BRIANA WADE

KAREN ALEXANDER

KAREN ALEXANDER

DEBORAH PARDO

DEBORAH PARDO

AMANDA KIRK

AMANDA KIRK

FOLLOW THE JOURNEY

 Don't miss a moment: get sneak peeks from Antarctica, participant stories and more delivered first

You have Successfully Subscribed!