SACNAS Awards Dr. Tere Padilla-Benavides Outstanding Research and Professional Mentor Award

Padilla-Benavides, PhDSACNAS congratulates Dr. Tere Padilla-Benavides on being awarded SACNAS Outstanding Research and Professional Mentor!

Dr. Padilla-Benavides has been involved with SACNAS since 2014 when she attended her first SACNAS conference and signed up to be a Mentor Judge for student research presentations.

“Becoming a mentor for underrepresented minorities has changed my life, as this activity allows me to create a welcoming environment for everyone, and help them believe that it is possible to follow their dreams and be successful in any profession they choose,” said Dr. Padilla-Benavides of her experience. the full article