Graduate Assistant, Sister to Sister
Vivian Zohery is a graduate assistant for Sister to Sister, and a doctoral student in Science Education, in the Department of Teaching, Learning, Policy, and Leadership. A triple-terp, she obtained her Masters in the same field (2020), and studied Neurobiology and Astronomy as an undergraduate (2017). She is a STEM advocate, finding her passion in recruiting and retaining women in STEM fields and scholarship. In her spare time, she volunteers at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in their Astronomy Education program, where she gets to share her love of telescopes at the Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory. Her research interests include studying the neurocognitive & affective factors enabling scientific thinking and reasoning in students, astronomy & biology science education research, and factors influencing Muslim women involvements in STEM fields.