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The Research Her

The Research Her is a weekly science communication podcast for us that provides reliable and relatable topics from how hair products affect health to the effects of Instagram on mental health. It encourages improvement of the disproportionate amount of research focused on minorities. Host Elissia Franklin is a black woman in chemistry who shares the woes and rewards in her field while learning of research in many areas.

Jul 29, 2019

Listen to how Ariana Taylor, J. D. went from dropping out of a masters program to graduating #5 from her law school class.


Ariana Taylor is a 2015 graduate from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in communication, with a minor in African American History and a pre-law concentration. Ariana graduated from Howard University School of Law where she pursued her Juris Doctorate.


Ariana was a member of the Howard Human & Civil Rights Law Review and Chief of Staff for the Student Bar Association. Ariana also volunteers for several community organizations that focus on improving educational, economic and health resources for children in low-income neighborhoods. Her research involves a legal analysis of North Carolina's house bill 467 and addresses the issue of people living near pig farms where feces are traveling in via air to the nearby homes.


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