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  • Writer's pictureTierra Price

Announcing the winner of the AVMA Early Career Opportunities Scholarship

Congratulations to Dr. Mariea Ross-Estrada, the winner of The AVMA Early Career Opportunities $1000 scholarship. Dr. Ross-Estrada will be representing BlackDVM Network at the AVMA Veterinary Leadership Conference in Chicago from January 6- 9, 2022. Dr. Ross-Estrada is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Small Animal Primary Care at North Carolina State University. A little bit about her in her own words, “ As a junior faculty member and Black woman, it is imperative that I have additional training in communication, intrapersonal and interpersonal skills so that I can thrive despite a system that wasn’t built for my success. My accomplishments will provide encouragement for under-represented students to achieve even greater victories than my own.” We’re so proud to have you representing us Dr. Ross-Estrada!

Interested in attending next year? More information about the conference can be found here:

About the author:

Dr. Tierra Price is a recent graduate of Virginia-Maryland CVM and an emergency veterinarian in Los Angeles, CA. As the founder of BlackDVM Network, Dr. Price hopes to elevate Black veterinary professionals through community, professional development, and access to economic opportunities.

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