Frequently asked questions
Do I have to be photographed?
Nope! If you don't want to be photographed or be in a video, you can be a part of our audio interviews! Or, if you don't want your voice to be shared either, we can just share the quotes from your interview!
Do I have to be a student to participate?
Not at all! Striving and Thriving in STEM aims to celebrate the journeys of all underrepresented members in the STEM community. Faculty, graduates, students, interns, researchers, etc., all are welcome!
About how long does an interview take?
We reserve interview time slots in 1 hour increments. It may not take the full hour, but to make sure we get all the details of your story we ask you to carve out an hour of your time.
Where will these interviews be shared?
We share the media from this campaign throughout our various social media sites. This includes Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and this website.
Can I nominate someone to be featured?
Absolutely! We appreciate any nominations for any member of the STEM community whether it be a student, faculty, researcher, etc. Send us a message through the contact us section of our website or email us at thrivingatVCU@gmail.com to let us know who you want to nominate!