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Pajau Vangay

Scientist Pajau Vangay used to make ‘pretty code.’ Now, she studies guts.

As a Hmong woman pursuing a doctorate in applied science, Pajau Vangay is an outlier. She hasn’t had mentors in the sciences who look like her. “It has sort of been like that my whole life,” she said. “I was going [down] this path that not a lot of Hmong went. And I was OK with it because I had to be.”

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