Outreach experience  

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Saudi ARABIA DNA DAY- program director 

Haifa is the director of Saudi Arabia DNA Day (SA DND Day). This program is an outreach program that aims at communicating science to the public. Through this program, graduate students (scientists) visit high schools and present scientific modules to high school students. The topic discussed in the modules are based on the real life of a scientist so that high school students are exposed to. 

JAYHAWKS BREAKING barriers - Leadership curriculum co-chair

Jayhawks Breaking Barriers (JBB) is a spring 2017 semester-long project at the University of Kansas organized by graduate and postdoctoral students and funded through a Campus Action Grant by the American Association of University Women (AAUW). This project aims to increase awareness of the gender leadership gap in STEM, empower women through leadership and mentoring opportunities, and foster discussion about the gender leadership gap among university women and the community. Fourteen undergraduate women are the core participants of the program In addition to collecting data on the local gender leadership gap in STEM to create infographics for advocacy and awareness, they attended a series of 5 leadership and professional development workshops. The program also incorporated a layered mentorship structure with women at various career stages, including graduate student and postdoctoral mentors who worked closely with the participants throughout the project. 

To know more about JBB, please visit the website jbb.ku.edu


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MOLECULAR BIOSCIENCES GRADUATE STUDENTS ORGANIZATION - secretory, outreach cooredinator, and website developer

MB GSO a student-run organization that represents the University of Kansas graduate students in the Molecular Biosciences department. We promote both professional and social development.