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An exploration of professional development related topics by and for faculty at Mt. San Antonio College. A frequent theme of the podcast is improving the success of students from designated campus equity populations.




Nov 28, 2023

In this episode we are diving into the world of Stem with a special focus on the brilliant women of color making waves in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Joining us are trailblazers in their field. Dr. Bao-Chi Nguyen, a faculty member at our very own Mt. Sac, in the Math department. Dr. Cathy Samayoa, biology professor and Health Research Director at San Francisco University and Elizabeth Ondula, a PhD student of Computer Sciences at USC. Get ready for a dynamic episode as we celebrate and acknowledge these incredible women serving as role models for so many and shaping the future of Stem.


Mt. SAC STEM page


Andrea Garcia Gonzalez

Program Specialist, Equity Center

& Multicultural Center


Dr. Maura Palacios Mejia - Professor of Biology


Dr. Bao-Chi Nguyen - Professor of Mathematics


Dr. Cathy Samayoa- Assistant Professor of Biology, San Francisco State University


Elizabeth Ondula, Computer Science Ph. D. student, USC


Run time: 33:39 min

To find the full transcript for this episode, click HERE