Meet the Fellows

75 women from diverse STEM fields have been awarded the U.S. fellowship since 2003. Learn more about these incredible women and the work they are doing to change the world.

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2018

  • Amber Alhadeff

    Postdoctoral Researcher | University of Pennsylvania

    Fellowship Institution: University of Pennsylvania, Neuroscience


  • Stacy Copp

    Assistant Professor | University of California - Irvine

    Fellowship Institution: Los Alamos National Laboratory, Soft Matter Physics


  • Brecca Gaffney

    Postdoctoral Researcher | Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

    Fellowship Institution: Washington University in St. Louis

     


  • Fan Liu

    Postdoctoral Researcher | Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

    Fellowship Institution: Broad Institute MIT and Harvard , Biology


  • Elizabeth Trembath-Reichert

    Assistant Professor | Arizona State University

    Fellowship Institution: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Geomicrobiology


2017

  • Kellie Jurado

    Assistant Professor | University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

    Fellowship Institution: Yale University, Immunobiology


  • Felicity Muth

    Assistant Professor | University of Texas at Austin

    Fellowship Institution: University of Nevada - Reno, Biology/Animal Cognition


  • Ritu Raman

    Postdoctoral Fellow | Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Fellowship Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Biomedical Engineering


  • Sydney Schreppler

    Quantum Engineer | Microsoft

    Fellowship Institution: University of California - Berkeley, Physics


  • Molly Schumer

    Assistant Professor | Stanford University

    Fellowship Institution: Harvard University, Genetics / Evolutionary Biology


2016

  • Anela Choy

    Assistant Professor | Scripps/UCSD

    Fellowship Institution: Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Biological Oceanography


  • Shruti Naik

    Assistant Professor | NYU Langone

    Fellowship Institution: The Rockefeller University, Immunology and Stem Cell Biology


  • Amy Orsborn

    Assistant Professor | University of Washington

    Fellowship Institution: New York University, Neural Engineering


  • Laura Sampson

    Bioinformatics Scientist | SomaLogic

    Fellowship Institution: Northwestern University, Physics


  • Moriel Zelikowsky

    Assistant Professor | University of Utah School of Medicine

    Fellowship Institution: California Institute of Technology, Neuroscience


2015

  • Sarah Ballard

    Assistant Professor | University of Florida

    Fellowship Institution: MIT, Exoplanetary Astrophysics


  • Julie Meyer

    Research Assistant Professor | University of Florida

    Fellowship Institution: University of Florida, Marine Microbiology


  • Sarah Richardson

    CEO | MicroByre

    Fellowship Institution: Lawrence Berkeley National Lab's Joint Bioenergy Institute (JBEI) and University of California, Berkeley


  • Claire Robertson

    Lawrence Postdoctoral Fellow | Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

    Fellowship Institution: Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Cancer Bioengineering


  • Ming Yi

    Assistant Professor | Rice University

    Fellowship Institution: University of California Berkeley, Condensed Matter Physics


2014

  • Katie Brenner

    Co-Founder | BluDiagnostics

    Fellowship Institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Biochemistry


  • Livia S. Eberlin

    Assistant Professor | University of Texas at Austin

    Fellowship Institution: Stanford University - Chemistry


  • Jennifer Laaser

    Assistant Professor | University of Pittsburgh

    Fellowship Institution: University of Minnesota, Polymer Physics


  • Lauren O'Connell

    Assistant Professor | Stanford University

    Fellowship Institution: Harvard University, Chemical Ecology


  • Sabrina Stierwalt

    Assistant Professor | Occidental College

    Fellowship Institution: University of Virginia, Astronomy & Astrophysics


2013

  • Robin Stanley

    Stadman Investigator | NIH/NIEHS

    Fellowship Institution: National Institutes of Health, Molecular Biology


  • Anisa Ismail

    Associate Scientific Director | The Lockwood Group

    Fellowship Institution: Princeton University, Molecular Biology


  • Luisa Whittaker-Brooks

    Assistant Professor | University of Utah

    Fellowship Institution: Princeton University, Chemical and Biological Engineering


  • Arpita Bose

    Assistant Professor | Washington University in St. Louis

    Fellowship Institution: Harvard University, Microbiology


  • Mary Stoddard

    Assistant Professor | Princeton University

    Fellowship Institution: Harvard University, Evolutionary Biology and Ornithology


2012

  • Christina Agapakis

    Creative Director | Ginkgo Bioworks

    Fellowship Institution: UCLA, Synthetic Biology


  • Lilian Childress

    Assistant Professor | McGill University

    Fellowship Institution: Yale University, Physics


  • Joanna Kelley

    Associate Professor | Washington State University

    Fellowship Institution: Stanford University, Genetics


  • Erin Marie Williams-Hatala

    Associate Professor | Chatham University

    Fellowship Institution: George Washington University, Anthropology


  • Jaclyn Winter

    Assistant Professor | University of Utah

    Fellowship Institution: UCLA, Biochemistry


2011

  • Trisha Andrew

    Associate Professor | University of Massachusetts - Amherst

    Fellowship Institution: MIT, Chemistry

  • Karlin Bark

    Interaction Architect | Apple

    Fellowship Institution: University of Pennsylvania, Engineering

  • Sasha Devore

    Research Assistant Professor | NYU Langone

    Fellowship Institution: Cornell University, Neuroscience

  • Tijana Ivanovic

    Assistant Professor | Brandeis University

    Fellowship Institution: Harvard University, Virology

  • Regan Towal

    Senior Deep Learning Engineer and Manager | NVIDIA

    Fellowship Institution: California Institute of Technology, Biomedical Engineering

2010

  • Brenda Bloodgood

    Associate Professor | University of California - San Diego

    Fellowship Institution: Harvard Medical School, Neuroscience

  • Gigi Galiana

    Associate Professor | Yale School of Medicine

    Fellowship Institution: Yale University, Physics

  • Marisa Nia Madison

    Director of HIV Research, Assistant Professor | Miami Dade College

    Fellowship Institution: Meharry Medical College, Microbiology

  • Peggy St. Jacques

    Assistant Professor | University of Alberta

    Fellowship Institution: Harvard University, Cognitive Neuroscience

  • Lindley Winslow

    Assistant Professor | MIT

    Fellowship Institution: MIT, Particle Physics

2009

  • Beena Kalisky

    Assistant Professor | Bar-Ilan University

    Fellowship Institution: Stanford University, Condensed Matter Physics

  • Aster Kammrath

    University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Fellowship Institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Atmospheric and Environmental Chemistry

  • Nozomi Nishimura

    Associate Professor | Cornell University

    Fellowship Institution: Cornell University, Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering

  • Tiffany Santos

    Technologist |Western Digital

    Fellowship Institution: Argonne National Laboratory, Material Science and Physics

  • Erika Sudderth

    Biologist | Volpe National Transportation Systems Center

    Fellowship Institution: Brown University, Global Change Biology

2008

  • Sara Aton

    Assistant Professor | University of Michigan

    Fellowship Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Neuroscience

  • Ania Claire Bleszynski-Jayich

    Professor | University of California - Santa Barbara

    Fellowship Institution: Yale University, Physics

  • Laura Lapham

    Associate Professor | University of Maryland

    Fellowship Institution: Florida State University, Oceanography

  • Sridevi Sharma

    Associate Professor | Johns Hopkins University

    Fellowship Institution: MIT, Neuroscience

  • Sandra Ugrina

    Deputy Director | Department of Defense

    Fellowship Institution: University of Maryland, Aerospace Engineering

2007

  • Jaime Barnes

    Associate Professor | University of Texas at Austin

    Fellowship Institution: University of New Mexico, Earth Sciences & Geochemistry

  • Sarah Clinton

    Assistant Professor and Associate Director for the School of Neuroscience | Virginia Tech

    Fellowship Institution: University of Michigan, Neuroscience

  • Julie Huber

    Associate Scientist | Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

    Fellowship Institution: Marine Biological Laboratory, Oceanography

  • Maria Krisch

    Senior Scientist | FreeThink Technologies

    Fellowship Institution: University of California - Irvine, Physical Chemistry

  • Kim Woodrow

    Associate Professor | University of Washington

    Fellowship Institution: Yale University, Biomedical Engineering

2006

  • Anne Carpenter

    Imaging Platform Senior Director | Broad Institute of Harvard & MIT

    Fellowship Institution: Whitehead Institute for for Biomedical Research, Cell/Computational Biology

  • Anne McNeil

    Professor | University of Michigan

    Fellowship Institution: MIT, Organic and Polymer Chemistry

  • Stacy Philpott

    Professor | University of California - Santa Cruz

    Fellowship Institution: Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, Conservation Biology and Ecology

  • Michelle Povinelli

    Professor | University of Southern California

    Fellowship Institution: Stanford, Optics and Photonics

  • Antonina Roll-Mecak

    Principal Investigator and Unit Chief | National Institutes of Health

    Fellowship Institution: University of California - San Francisco, Cellular and Molecular Biology

2005

  • Jennifer Elam

    Outreach Coordinator, Human Connectome Project | Washington University - St. Louis

    Fellowship Institution: Washington University, Biochemistry

  • Lisa Everett

    Professor | University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Fellowship Institution: University of Florida, Particle Physics

  • Stacey Halpern

    Associate Professor | Pacific University

    Fellowship Institution: Florida State University, Biology/Ecology

  • Cindy Maria Quezada

    Senior Program Officer | Sierra Health Foundation

    Fellowship Institution: Rockefeller University, Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics

  • Julie Simpson

    Assistant Professor | University of California - Santa Barbara

    Fellowship Institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Molecular & Cellular Biology

2004

  • Kelly Maria George

    Associate Director | Merck

    Fellowship Institution: University of Pennsylvania, Organic Chemistry

  • Karen Menuz

    Assistant Professor | University of Connecticut

    Fellowship Institution: University of California, San Francisco

  • Amy Lucia Prieto

    Assistant Professor | Colorado State University

    Fellowship Institution: Harvard University, Inorganic Chemistry

  • Pardis Sabeti

    Professor | Harvard University

    Fellowship Institution: Harvard University, Genetics

  • Sheila Tandon

    Technical Director | General Electric Power

    Fellowship Institution: MIT, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science