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"As a part of my doctoral research, I studied the barriers women face in career advancement. I’m devoted to illuminating the ways conscious bias, unconscious bias and structural or organizational policies, processes, etc. impact a woman’s ability to grow professionally."
Diversity has played a large role in my Stanford experience [and] has propelled me toward being an activist to maintain diversity at Stanford and beyond.
In 2010, I finished my program and returned to Thailand to work for the Ministry of Education. It was an opportune time because the notion of using economic ideas to find solutions to problems in education had begun to receive attention from educators and the public.
"I feel there is still a lot of work to be done to work towards equitable access to subjects like mathematics, which is a subject that offers unparalleled advantages to higher education and social mobility."
"I grew up in the Philippines. When I reflect back on my high school days, I remember doing well in math and science, but being most interested in art and anything that involved building things. I was a maker from the start."
My interest in cross-culture, cross-community relations developed into a passion that has motivated my work at Stanford and continues to drive my commitment to improving Middle East-West relations in my career.
For more than a decade, she fought poverty and hardship to become the kind of teacher she wanted to be.
"The spring of my sophomore year marks not only the midpoint of my Stanford career but also a need for a change of pace, which came to me in the form of the SiNY program. While I have grown and learned a lot at Stanford, I wanted the challenge and experience of working and learning in an entirely new city, especially one so closely associated with dreams and opportunity, to help me reevaluate and/or reconfirm my goals and values."
CSRE students share their stories about race and ethnicity into their work and lives, and how they hope to bring about a more just world.
Hobbs considers her work to be “telling stories that need to be told,” even when the experiences described are “heartbreaking and ugly and painful.”