Mastering Language Skills and Achieving Dreams: Marifer's Story
Ever wondered about the journey of remarkable women in STEM fields? Join us as we delve into the incredible experiences of Juliana Pereira and Maria Fernanda Sagastume. In a world of boundless opportunities, their stories underscore the importance of shaping one's own path. Explore the heart of this enlightening session, "The Power of English Proficiency: Marifer’s Success at University and Beyond in the U.S.," as it uncovers Marifer's inspiring journey and the profound impact of English proficiency on her academic achievements and personal growth.
Marifer's Journey from Panama to Florida
In our live session, we dived into Marifer's story, which began in Panama City, Panama. Growing up with a curiosity for languages and cultures, Marifer's aspirations led her to the United States at the age of 18. She pursued a degree in Biomedical Engineering, starting an adventure that eventually led her to achieve two degrees and embark on a PhD in Human-Centered Design at Florida Institute of Technology. Marifer's journey exemplifies the power of determination and the rewards of exploring opportunities beyond one's comfort zone.
Insights: The Power of Empowerment
Marifer's journey is a testament to empowerment and the idea that we have the ability to shape our destinies. Juliana and Marifer discussed how their paths in different STEM fields were driven by harnessing their skills, opportunities, and determination. Marifer's academic achievements and advocacy for women in STEM highlight the impact of knowledge and perseverance.
Language Proficiency and TOEFL: Key Takeaways
Language proficiency, especially English, plays a pivotal role for international students. Marifer shared her experience with the TOEFL test, a vital step for studying in the U.S. Her preparation strategies, use of resources, and study habits shed light on the importance of getting ready for language assessments. During the session, the audience engaged in a lively discussion about their own methods for improving English proficiency.
Mission and Hopes for the Future: Marifer's Advocacy
Marifer's mission to promote women in STEM was a highlight of our session. As an instructor at the Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Innovative Design (CAMID), she integrates her passion into her workshops and events, empowering the next generation of STEM professionals. Her insights on breaking gender stereotypes, the value of language skills, and advice for students pursuing STEM studies left a lasting impact.
In Case You Missed It: The Inspiring Live Session
If you didn't have the chance to join us for the live session, don't worry! Marifer's journey, insights, and advice are encapsulated in our discussion. Her story is a beacon of inspiration for those navigating their educational and career paths. The session emphasized the importance of language proficiency, seizing opportunities, and advocating for change
YouTube link: The Power of English Proficiency: Marifer’s Success at University and Beyond in the U.S.
Your Dreams, Your Journey
Marifer's journey encapsulates the power of dreams, dedication, and language proficiency. Perhaps you can benefit from Marifer’s experiences and the valuable lessons she shared. Whether you're pursuing STEM studies, planning to study abroad, or seeking personal growth, Marifer's journey offers guidance and encouragement.
Stay connected with TOEFL and Study in the USA for more valuable resources and sessions that illuminate the path to success. Your journey, just like Marifer's, is fueled by your passion and determination!
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