Immigrant and International Women in Science - IWS

Immigrant and International Women in Science - IWS

Immigrant and International Women in Science - IWSImmigrant and International Women in Science - IWS

IWS Leaders

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Shanda Polonio - IWS Charlottetown

  Originally from Nicaragua, moved to Charlottetown, PEl in 2014. Undergrad in plant science and master in plant Biotechnology, both from Taiwan. I met my husband there and moved to Canada. I am a mom to a 5 year old boy and a little girl (due February). I speak a total of 5 languages and I am currently a lab technician in Bioscience Technology at Holland College since 2015. My responsibilities include teaching courses, research, preparation and execution of labs with the students. Being an IWS leader has been satisfying as I get to interact with extraordinary women from all over the world and brain storm on ways to make the transition into the Canadian environment smoother. We are here for each other.