Created a new undergraduate research program for her university so that African American and Latinx students get real world scientific experience.
One persons trash, is another womans STEM project! Meet Dr. Amanda Masino, #IfThenSheCan ambassador, biologist, Chair of Natural Science at Huston-Tillotson University, and Co-Director of the Dumpster Project, an education initiative that is transforming a used trash dumpster into a sustainable home as a K-16 environmental education platform and public engagement tool. Amanda says she works with her students to serve their community and advance science. They work on affordable housing and what it means to live in a healthy space, heart disease in minorities, accessibility to green spaces, stress, and so much more. She believes that to use science to help people you need to work with them.More About Amanda