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Interview with News 8 WROC Rochester, NY

Mendes spent the first 14 years of her life in Jamaica. Now with an undergraduate degree from University of Florida, and a PhD from UR, she's now heading to Stanford.

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J’can Makes History - Immaculate Alumna Is First Black Woman To Get A PhD In Neuroscience At The University Of Rochester - Jamaica Gleaner

As the first black woman to be awarded a PhD in neuroscience at the University of Rochester (UR), Monique Mendes crossed over into the less than three per cent of black women neuroscience PhDs in the United States...

'Be fearless': Monique Mendes, first Black woman in UR history to earn Ph.D. in neuroscience - Democrat & Chronicle


On July 31, 2020, as friends and family members from as far away as the United Arab Emirates watched on Zoom, Monique Mendes successfully defended her doctoral thesis at the University of Rochester, becoming the first Black woman in the school’s history to earn her Ph.D. in neuroscience...

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1-on-1 with Monique Mendes, the first Black woman to graduate UR with a neuroscience PhD - Rochester First

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — As she departs for Stanford University to purse a career as a principal investigator (more on that later), we caught up with Monique Mendes, a native of Jamaica, and the first Black woman to receive a PhD in neuroscience from University of Rochester, working with Dr. Anna Majewska...

First Black Woman Earns Neuroscience PhD From UR Med School - Minority Reporter
 
A few days after Monique Mendes defended her thesis to earn her doctorate in neuroscience at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, she asked her program director if any other Black woman had done what she just accomplished...

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Mendes Makes Her Mark - Jamacia Observer

At only 24, Jamaican PhD neuroscience student Monique Mendes has been awarded the prestigious diversity fellowship from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders in Stroke (NINDS).

The award, the F99/K00 NIH Blueprint Diversity Specialized Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Advancement in Neuroscience Fellowship, allows her two years of dissertation funding and four years of postdoctoral training...

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