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#181 Lauren Beach - BiSexual Organizer and Joint Degree student at UofM (filmed 2010.11)

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BiCities is a show by, for and about the bisexual community and their friends & allies. BiCities is a talk show discussion with members of the GLBTQA community locally and worldwide since 2002. Episode #181 - Taped 2010/11 Host/Producer: Dr. Marge Charmoli, Co-Host/Producer: Dr. Anita Kozan In this episode we talk with Lauren Beach, Joint Degree Student at University of Minnesota and Chairperson of the Bisexual Organizing Project. Her work intersects Science, Law, Social Justice, and Community. We discuss with her the things she has accomplished so far and where she is planning to go from here. Awards Mentioned The Mary A. McEvoy Award for Public Engagement and Leadership(2010)The President's Student Leadership and Service Award(2010)The Point Foundation Scholarship(2009-2012) A 2009 PFund ScholarshipThe Breaking the Silence Award from the GLBTA Programs Office at the U (shared with Becky Saltzman, Jenny Riegel, and Kim Jorgensen).(2010)A National Institutes of Health Individual Research Fellowship to support my Ph.D. studies of innate immunity against HIV. (2010)Graduate School Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship (I had to turn this down to take the NIH fellowship) (2010) A full meeting scholarship to attend the 2009 Conference on Antiviral Drug Resistance in Richmond, VA to present my Ph.D. research (2010) A $1000.00 travel scholarship from the University of Minnesota's Joint Degree Programs Office to give a talk at the top conference in my field, Cold Spring Harbor, Retroviruses. (2010)

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