Native Voices in STEM Seminar: Dr. Valerisa Joe-Gaddy
This professional seminar series invites Native scientists, engineers, activists, community members and leaders to share their personal and professional journeys, providing inspiration to the next generation of change makers.
Join us in Fall 2023 for the speaker series co-sponsored by the Indigenous Resilience Center, the University of Arizona-Sloan Indigenous Graduate Partnership, the Water Resources Research Center and the Office of Societal Impact.
Dr. Joe-Gaddy's Bio:
Valerisa Gaddy, is a post-doctorate research associate at the University of Arizona – Water Resources Research Center. Gaddy is originally from Gallup, NM and is of the Diné (Navajo) people. Gaddy is an Alumna of the University of Arizona receiving both her doctorate and MS in Environmental Science with an emphasis in microbiology. Gaddy's research and extension interests include developing and validating methods to assess microbial water quality and communicating modern water quality and produce safety methods to growers.