Dr. Aomawa Shields Featured in INSIDER Article

Dr. Aomawa Shields is featured in INSIDER article, “I’m one of only 26 Black women astrophysicists in America. Acting helped me overcome the stereotypes I felt as a woman of color in STEM.”, for her memoir, Life on Other Planets: A Memoir of Finding my Place in the Universe.

Excerpt from article, credit to INSIDER:

“This is an as-told-to essay based on a conversation with Dr. Aomawa Shields, an astronomer, astrobiologist, and associate professor of physics and astronomy at UC Irvine. She is just one of 26 Black women astrophysicists in America.”

Dr. Anowama Shields