Episode 3: Abbott’s Shaping the Future of STEM: How to Turn STEM Curiosity Into a Career: Podcast

Episode 3: Abbott’s Shaping the Future of STEM: How to Turn STEM Curiosity Into a Career: Podcast

Abbott intern Fiona Harley talks with microbiologist Zaina Bawa-Mamudu about mentoring, diversity and curiosity.

In this edition of Shaping the Future of STEM, host and intern Fiona Harley speaks with Zaina Bawa-Mamudu, a microbiologist for Abbott’s Structural Heart division based in California. Listen as Fiona and Zaina discuss how mentors can provide guidance, the importance of being curious and learning from a school science lab explosion.

Fiona, who is studying biology and engineering at UCLA, is the latest host on Shaping the Future of STEM. Every episode features different female Abbott high school and college interns as they interview female Abbott STEM professionals from across the company. As a global health technology company committed to providing opportunities for students in science, technology, engineering and math, we offer opportunities around the world including our award-winning high school and college internship programs.

About Shaping the Future of STEM: Free 6-Part Podcast Series from Abbott

Abbott Laboratories Is Changing the Face of STEM

We’ve partnered with Abbott to showcase its groundbreaking podcast series, Shaping the Future of STEM.

As a global health technology company that recruits world-class scientists and engineers, Abbott knows women are critical to solving the world’s biggest problems with smart, imaginative thinking. In this unique series, you will learn firsthand from Abbott female high school and college interns interviewing Abbott female scientists and engineers on topics such as:

  • Paths to STEM careers
  • Challenges women may face in STEM and how to overcome them
  • Why working in STEM is rewarding
  • Exploding science lab projects!
  • And much more!

This series is perfect for STEM faculty and staff, career and guidance counselors and other student advisors, diversity and inclusion personnel, librarians, parents, students, and anyone else interested in changing the face of STEM and the important role women will have in doing so.

We’ll share each new podcast in the series as it’s released throughout 2021—check back for new episodes!

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