A Glamorous Role Model and Alumna

By Caitlin Jennings, Communications Coordinator, Society for Science & the Public

Melis Anahtar (Intel STS 2004), whose Intel STS mentor, Harvard professor Mehmet Toner, is still her mentor today, thinks that it is especially important to have role models and mentors, saying, “inevitably, you will have to make difficult decisions or face tough obstacles, and it's very helpful to elicit advice from a mentor who has been in your shoes…And by identifying role models, you can take comfort in knowi...

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