The More Mentors, the Merrier [Science]

March 29, 2021

Since the beginning of my scientific training, fellow students and well-meaning career counselors encouraged me to seek multiple mentors to help me find my way. But, as a self-conscious Black woman in a predominantly white field and institution, I felt intimidated. I was filled with self-doubt, embarrassed by how much I didn't know. How could I ask people to help me if I didn't even know what I needed help with?

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