first author publication.

A couple of weeks ago I submitted a scientific manuscript for publication. It was the first manuscript I’ve ever submitted, the first time I was the first author. For those of you not in science or academia, let me try to explain. In science, publications are a necessary part of the academic journey. As a … Continue reading first author publication.

A better Life.

I recently watched this video of Marcio Donaldson's performance on American Idol. His backstory transported me back to my own story of how a baby transformed my world. Like Donaldson, my mother did the best she could but ultimately my siblings and I ended up in the system. I was 11 and my sister was … Continue reading A better Life.