Mimi Spears

Profile

  • Time Zone
    Eastern

  • Organization
    Retired

  • Role
    Scientist Mentor: I will mentor teams of students online

  • Research Interests (300 words)
    My first job at age 15 was in a plant shop and I have been obsessed with growing and propagating them ever since, as well as my mother, grandmother, etc. I've done many experiments with propagating methods and have such a passion for it.

  • Profile Question 1
    What is a typical day like for you?

  • Profile Question 2
    Do you have advice for students about preparing for a science career?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 2 here (300 words):
    Find a subject (plants, animals, medicine, anything) that fascinates you, that you just can't stop thinking about and wanting to know more about, for then you will simply be earning your living for something you love.

  • Profile Question 3
    What is the coolest thing you have discovered or learned about plants?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 3 here (300 words):
    That when a piece of most plants breaks off, even just a leaf with some, I can get a new plant from it! And that everything is connected and we really have to respect that. (plants, animals, insects, humans, everything)

  • Help represent the outreach efforts of your societies. Please click all those organizations you are a member of:
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  • Availability
    I am currently available for mentoring, please send me team match invitations

  • Capacity: How many teams at a time are you comfortable working with?
    2

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