Meet Erica, the newest addition to our growing troop of Science Cheerleaders (professional cheerleaders-turned-scientists and engineers). Erica’s a Washington Wizards cheerleader (NBA) and a former Washington Redskins cheerleader (NFL).
That’s right, she’s worked for BOTH the National Basketball Association and the National Football League.
Erica also holds two degrees:
a B.S in Health Promotion Disease Prevention Studies from the University of Southern California;
and a MPH, Master’s of Public Health in Community Health Sciences, from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
She’s also an award-winning Public Health Analyst at Health Resources and Services Administration, at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services!
“Since I was young, I have always been interested in wanting to help people through advancements in medicine and science,” says Erica. “In addition to it being fun and interesting, you can make a difference in the lives of hundreds or thousands of people! Consider science as a career! Just, never give up on your dream, even if it is difficult to reach.”
“Just, never give up on your dream, even if it is difficult to reach.”
I could not agree more. Never set your goals where they are easy to reach. What do you do when you achieve them. Don’t stop until you find the cure.
Personally, I’m reaching for the stars.
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