“Do you weep when things go wrong on the job?” asked an interviewer before her first space flight, “Will the flight affect your reproductive organs?” No one asked those questions of male astronauts, but Dr. Sally Ride was different. She was the first American woman in space and to this day, the youngest American to... Continue Reading →
Ms. Krisha Aghi is a queer South Asian neuroscientist. She is currently a graduate student at the Berkeley Isacoff Lab studying neuromuscular junctions through fruit flies. Aghi says that her field has a long way to go in terms of inclusivity, but she wants students to know that reaching out to professors and graduate students is always a good way to get information and support.