13 min

How to think critically about your career Science Wise

    • Life Sciences

Rori and Emilia discuss their takeaways from their conversation with Dr. Maria Elena

Zavala. They highlight the importance of drawing lessons and inspiration from one's family, the

value of mentors beyond shared identities, and the necessity of diverse mentorship types. The

conversation also covers personal growth through mentorship, both as mentors and mentees,

and the impact of community and support networks in academic and scientific careers.


EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS:

01:21 Lesson One: Drawing Inspiration from Family

03:15 Lesson Two: The Importance of Trust and Rapport in Mentorship

08:18 Lesson Three: The Value of Diverse Mentorship

11:35 Leveraging Networks and Building Relationships

13:27 Closing Thoughts and Goodbyes


CREDITS: This episode is produced and edited by Maribel Quezada Smith. Sound

Engineering by Keagan Stromberg. Production Coordinator, Marissa Alcantar. A Diferente

Creative Production.

Rori and Emilia discuss their takeaways from their conversation with Dr. Maria Elena

Zavala. They highlight the importance of drawing lessons and inspiration from one's family, the

value of mentors beyond shared identities, and the necessity of diverse mentorship types. The

conversation also covers personal growth through mentorship, both as mentors and mentees,

and the impact of community and support networks in academic and scientific careers.


EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS:

01:21 Lesson One: Drawing Inspiration from Family

03:15 Lesson Two: The Importance of Trust and Rapport in Mentorship

08:18 Lesson Three: The Value of Diverse Mentorship

11:35 Leveraging Networks and Building Relationships

13:27 Closing Thoughts and Goodbyes


CREDITS: This episode is produced and edited by Maribel Quezada Smith. Sound

Engineering by Keagan Stromberg. Production Coordinator, Marissa Alcantar. A Diferente

Creative Production.

13 min