Congratulations to STIR Lab Ph.D. student Mrs. Karla Badillo-Urquiola and her advisor Dr. Pamela Wisniewski for being awarded the William T. Grant Mentoring Grant to support junior researchers of color. Mrs. Badillo-Urquiola is a third-year Ph.D. student in the UCF Modeling and Simulation program studying Human-Computer Interaction. She will receive a $50K fellowship for 2 years to gain valuable mentorship that will enhance her methodological skills, publication records, and career networks. Dr. Wisniewski is a W.T. Grant Scholar who will support Mrs. Badillo-Urquiola on these endeavors, as well as getting mentorship on how to be a supportive mentor to Mrs. Badillo-Urquiola, who is a rising scholar, Latina, and a Mom.
Karla (Left) and Pam (Right)