Cultural Identities in Science

February 21, 2018, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

1111 Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building, 425 Henry Mall

Mica Estrada

Asst Professor, Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Institute of Health & Aging, University of California San Francisco

Mica Estrada

As a Latina mother, scholar, and person trying to stay “woke” to the world, I navigate many different social identities – often all in the same day. This navigation process informs my life and my research, both of which I will discuss using rigorously collected data and personal reflection on my own career pathway.