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Navigating Diversity with Bea Valencia - PhD in Color

In this episode, host Krystoff Kissoon sits down with guest, Bea Valencia, doctoral student in Political Science at Idaho State, to discuss the experiences and challenges that people of color face while pursuing graduate education. 

They navigate issues and topics such as Imposter Syndrome, language barriers and information-processing models, being first-generation doctoral students, and the pressures of familial and community expectations, as well as the importance of courage, mentorship, cohort-building, and representation in media and politics.