eLABorate Topics

Hosted ByLona Small, Stephanie Whitehead, & Tywauna Wilson

Leadership and Technical Strategies for Medical Laboratory Professionals to excel inside and outside of the lab.

Episode 29: Leadership, Influence & Impact in STEM, featuring Tokiwa Smith

Leadership is the ability to motivate and inspire others through influencing, resulting in the right outcomes and impact. In today’s discussion, the eLABorate co-hosts talk to special guest, Tokiwa Smith about how she has used her influence and skills to make a huge impact in her community.

Tune in as Tokiwa details how her SEM Link program works to effectively provide positive STEM role models and give students access to essential tools (at early ages)! The amazing impact of this powerful program has been the immeasurable influence and awareness of STEM careers for local students.


Special Guest Bio:

Ms. Tokiwa T. Smith is a leader in STEM Education and Philanthropy; having over 18 years’ experience in academia, government, and philanthropy. An alumna of Florida A & M University, Ms. Smith is an Author, Consultant, Speaker and Social Entrepreneur. She is the Founder and Executive Director of a nonprofit organization, Science, Engineering and Mathematics Link Inc and Principal of Tokiwa T. Smith Consulting. Ms. Smith has been honored by her peers and the community receiving several awards. Her work has been featured in media outlets, she sits on several advisory boards and is a member of civic organizations. She currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia.

Listeners can connect with Tokiwa at:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tokiwatsmith/

Twitter: @semlink

Instagram: @tokiwasmith , @semlink

Facebook: @semlinkinc

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