My Name is Isabella

After experiencing harassment, Isabella’s advisors called her lazy and she was forced to switch labs and delay graduation. Isabella declined to provide a photo. Photo by Pexels.

My Worst Moment: When my advisors called me lazy.

I Have Given Up On: Academia

I’m Afraid: The system will never be fixed.

This Has Cost Me: A project, a paper, delayed graduation date, and switching lab groups.

Something You Should Know About Me: I stand up for myself.

Is There a Bright Side: I am more motivated to help other women.

My Fight Song: Don’t Stop Me now - Queen [YouTube Link]

My Secret Weapon: My mom