Skeletal muscle biologist by training, with the overall goal of improving the biomedical research enterprise. My general interests lie in policy, advocacy and training for junior scientists and enabling them to utilize their talents to benefit society. I have extensive experience in non-profit organizations with these goals, and I am currently the Associate Director of Fundraising and Strategic Initiatives at the non-profit organization Future of Research (FoR). Our mission is to champion, engage and empower early career scientists with evidence-based resources to improve the scientific research endeavor.