As the National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15th to October 15th) passed and National Native American Month began, NRMN joined thousands of students, scientists, educators, and professionals at
to celebrate the advancement of Chicano/Hispanic and Native American scientists. Among the
was NRMN's Lead PI, Dr. David Burgess, who presented a "TED-style talk" about his personal story as a scientist who happens to be Cherokee, and the importance to his career of his membership in and leadership as former president of SACNAS. Stay tuned for a full recap of his talk.