Changing the Face of Academia One Application at a Time
(This website is under construction)
In the meantime, read a bit about our founders and our mission!
LaNell is a current graduate student at Harvard University studying Physics. She is originally from Memphis TN and has been involved community work and development since she was in high school. She is very passionate about studying the assembly of viruses and finding ways to help other women of color find the motivation and resources needed to pursue careers in STEM. You can learn more about what she studies from her talk on virus physics. LaNell hopes to one day to become a tenured professor at a leading institution and hopes to continue to be involved in improving culture and access in Physics. You may get in contact with her by email at or follow her on Twitter @AlxndriaTH3Gr8.
LaNell Alexandria Williams
Project Lead & Workshop Organizer
Lavontria Miche Aaron
Workshop Organizer & Guest Speaker
Lavontria is a current graduate student at John Hopkins University. Miche is originally from Houston,TX and does research with the CRISM team performing spectroscopic analysis of Mars' surface. She has worked at NASA Langley as a Planetary GIS consultant creating collaborative tools to identify future landing sites for Mars. She is also a lead volunteer at the National Air and Space Museum and works as a STEM Ambassador at Carnegie Institute for Science in DC. With help from her colleagues Miche was able to create and disperse a resource database via google docs for students of color looking for fellowships. You may contact her by email at or follow her on Twitter @Astrenome.
We have a new member coming to our team soon :-)