Polygence mentors

Polygence mentors are selected based on their exceptional academic background, teaching experience, and unique ability to inspire the next generation of innovative thinkers and industry leaders

Lexi

Lexi

Industry expert

Expertise

Mechanical Engineering, Sustainability Projects, Hydropincs/A

Jessica

Jessica

MBA

Expertise

Starting / running / growing a business, program, or product. Especially anything value- or mission-driven.

Michael

Michael

MD candidate

Expertise

Increasing Value in Healthcare, Health Innovation, Public Speaking, Medicine, Health Disparities, Molecular Biology

Annalea

Annalea

MSW Master of Social Welfare candidate

Expertise

Community Health, violence prevention, trauma, poverty, social inequality, research methods, health sciences, social work, health, policy, government, community organizing, social justice, social advocacy, psychology, healthcare

Tyler

Tyler

MS

Expertise

Ecology, Entomology, Invasive Species, Science Education, Citizen Science

Emma

Emma

PhD

Expertise

Scientific communication, biotechnology, bacteriophage research, medical/scientific illustration, experimental-based research, scientific writing (blogs, magazines, primary literature), public speaking, bioengineering, microbiology, virology, biology, bacterial genetics, genetics, genetic sequencing/bioinformatics, molecular engineering, protein design and expression, immunology, project management, conflict resolution, negotiation, storytelling, verbal communication, and leadership.

Ronni

Ronni

MS candidate

Expertise

Social work, mental health, nonprofit organization, social science, organizational leadership

Matt

Matt

MPA

Expertise

International Development policy, Communications policy and practice, Nonprofit management, Civil society and service, Film studies, Storytelling, Non-fiction writing and editing, Marketing

Anish

Anish

MS candidate

Expertise

Neurodegenerative Diseases (Glaucoma, Alzheimers, Parkinsons, etc), Neuroimaging Technologies (MRI, CT, etc.), Neurotrauma (Concussions, Blast impact), Sports Medicine (new treatments, diagnostic tests), Medical Device ideation and design for underserved communities

Beck

Beck

MS

Expertise

GAME DESIGN, GAME DEVELOPMENT, ARDUINOS, ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING.

Marilyn

Marilyn

MSE candidate

Expertise

Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Leadership, Graduate school application, interview and career fair prep, Engineering

Alex

Alex

EdM candidate

Expertise

Entrepreneurship, Start-ups, Business, Product Management, Compensation, Agile Product Development, Chickens

Xenia

Xenia

JD/PhD

Expertise

Entrepreneurship, Startups, Venture Capital, Corporate Law, Business Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity

Steven

Steven

PhD candidate

Expertise

Psychology, leadership, organizational behavior, statistics, psychometrics

Tina

Tina

PhD candidate

Expertise

Advocacy, psychology, social policy, leadership, social justice, Asian American identity, activism

Renee

Renee

EdM

Expertise

Education- Special Education, Elementary Education, Behavior Strategies in Special Education

Benjamin

Benjamin

PhD candidate

Expertise

Clinical Psychology, Mental Health Equity, Clinical Decision Making

Paige

Paige

ALM candidate

Expertise

Artificial Intelligence Ethics, Responsible Artificial Intelligence, Communication

David

David

MBA

Expertise

Entrepreneurship, Business creation, Corporate leadership, Stocks, Financial literacy, Historical topics on business, Investing, Evolution of nutrition,

Teresa

Teresa

PhD

Expertise

Communication and Media Studies