November 10, 2020 11:30 AM EST - November 10, 2020 12:00 PM EST
Gwenaëlle (Gwen-Eye-Yell) is a neuroscientist who studies mental illnesses like depression. She was inspired to pursue the field of mental health after her loved ones struggled. As a child of West Indian immigrants, she learned to communicate science across cultures and fight against stigmas and taboos around mental illness. She graduated with a BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and is currently pursuing a PhD in Neurobiology.