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Mission of Hey Dr. Tay, LLC

Dr. Lataisia C. Jones
Neuroscientist|1st African American PhD from FSU BMS🎓|S.T.E.M. Educator| S.T.E.M. Consultant| Keynote Speaker📣|Advocate👩🏿‍🔬👩🏽‍🔬👩🏾‍🔬| AAAS IF/THEN Ambassador 

Greetings! You are probably wondering why I dedicate so much time to teaching and invoking thought about diversifying S.T.E.M. careers and academic programs.


When I was in college, I traveled to Ghana to teach students science and math. When I introduced myself to the class, the students were shocked. They never met an African American female scientist before. They were even more excited about how I implemented fun tools to help them learn the science lessons.


I realized that I wanted to do this for the rest of my life and the best way to do that was for me to earn a Ph.D. and continue my scientific training. When I went back to the United States, I applied to Ph.D. programs. Fast forward five years later, I graduated as the first African American to earn a Ph.D. within the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Florida State University.


I used that moment in Ghana to inspire me and motivate me to be the best person I can be as an African American women, as a scientist, as an advocate for diversity in S.T.E.M., and as Dr. Lataisia Cherie’ Jones. 

I create STEM programs that expose thousands of students to STEM on a yearly basis. I even have a statue that motivates millions more!


Now, it’s your turn! Let's work together to create programs that will allow today's youth to explore STEM careers in unimaginable ways!

Let’s Start Working Together!

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