Smart Advice for STEM Girls

Mary Grauerholz


Friday, September 2, 2016

Refathun Momo, a senior at West Philadelphia High School, is driven by a powerful desire: to fulfill her father’s dying wish that she establish free hospitals in her native Bangladesh.  

“I always loved biology and am taking AP biology,” Momo says. She plans to go to college to study biology and psychology, and eventually become a psychiatrist and conduct research on the human brain.  

To help her reach her goal, she has a mentor, Joanna Chae, the director of Moelis Access Science, a program of the University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships, which works with Momo’s high school.  

Click here to read the full article from TeenLife.