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Dr. Nia Madison Selected as AAAS IF/THEN® Ambassador

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Dr. M. Nia Madison, Director of HIV Research and Assistant Professor of Microbiology at Homestead Campus has been chosen as one of 125 AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) IF/THEN® Ambassadors. On the off chance that/THEN®, a national activity of Lyda Hill Philanthropies, tries to propel ladies in science, innovation, designing and math (STEM) by engaging current trend-setters and moving the up and coming age of MDC pioneers.

“We are amazingly glad for Dr. Madison’s arrangement as an AAAS IF/THEN® Ambassador. This is a magnificent acknowledgment of her fruitful direction as a researcher and teacher and her committed network fill in as Director of HIV Research at MDC,” said Dr. Jeanne F. Jacobs, Homestead Campus President. “As an AAAS IF/THEN® Ambassador her commitment will effect and keep on rousing other ladies seeking to develop and exceed expectations inside the STEM field.”

Dr. Madison is a STEM teacher, specialist and supporter just as a biomedical researcher. She has almost two many years of research involvement with retrovirology, parasitology and have natural safe reactions. She appreciates directing biomedical research, educating, taking part in understudy enlistment, maintenance and vocation advancement and motivating the up and coming age of STEM experts. Since November 2017, she has functioned as Director of HIV Research and Assistant Professor of Microbiology, Anatomy and Physiology and General Biology at MDC Homestead Campus. She holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee.

“We immovably accept that IF we bolster a lady in STEM, THEN she can change the world,” included Lyda Hill, organizer of Lyda Hill Philanthropies. “The objective of IF/THEN® is to move the way our nation—and the world—consider ladies in STEM and this requires changing the stories about ladies STEM experts and improving their perceivability.”

To accomplish this objective, AAAS IF/THEN® Ambassadors interface with understudies face to face and through different media stages, including well known YouTube stations and system network shows. The Ambassadors are contemporary good examples who speak to an assorted variety of STEM-related callings in the United States, from diversion, style, sports, business and the scholarly community.

“AAAS is profoundly dedicated to propelling training and open doors for young ladies and ladies in STEM,” said Margaret Hamburg, seat of the AAAS Board of Directors. “This association empowers us to venture all the more profoundly into STEM training and assist advance With stemming vocations for ladies and young ladies. It will assist us with elevating the voices of ladies working in STEM fields and to motivate the up and coming age of young ladies and ladies in science.”

In October, AAAS IF/THEN® Ambassadors will take part in the IF/THEN® Summit in Dallas to take their effort to the following level by gaining from one another and accepting assets and training in science correspondence and viable STEM narrating. The IF/THEN® Collection, an advanced resource library of photographs and custom substance, will be made as a device to build the quantity of exact and incredible pictures of genuine ladies and young ladies in STEM. The vigorous assortment can be gotten to by media, teachers and non-benefit associations as they create and share motivating substance and educational plan.

AAAS IF/THEN® Ambassadors are chosen through a thorough determination process. Up-and-comers were assessed for generally speaking greatness with an attention on the accompanying:

  • commitments to their STEM-related field, equivalent with their vocation organize;
  • exhibited understanding and capacities in STEM correspondence and open commitment by means of media, study hall, and open projects; and
  • promise to motivating center school young ladies to be the up and coming age of STEM pioneers.

The IF/THEN Girls Advisory Council, contained in excess of 150 10-18-year-old young ladies from around the nation, additionally took an interest in the Ambassador choice procedure. For a total rundown of Ambassadors, if it’s not too much trouble visit www.ifthenshecan.org/ministers

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