Interviews

 


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“How pragmatic is it to be a blind scientist?”
July 8, 2017
Chemistry World

An interview with The Royal Society of Chemistry on Mona’s journey as a blind scientist.

 


Screen Shot 2017-04-10 at 1.52.52 PM“Blind UMN chemist creates STEM curriculum for blind children”
March 23, 2017
Minnesota Daily 

An interview with the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities newspaper on Mona’s partnership with ETI.



Screen Shot 2017-04-10 at 2.12.22 PM“Dr. Mona Minkara Revives the American Dream”

February, 2017
Reviving Sisterhood 

Mona is interviewed by Reviving Sisterhood as a part of their Sheroes series.


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November 1st, 2016
Blind Abilities 

A personal interview of Mona’s journey of vision loss by Jeff Thompson.


Screen Shot 2015-12-13 at 2.17.23 PM“Mona Minkara, Ph.D., receives Ford Foundation Fellowship”
April 20, 2016
UMN Department of Chemistry 

An announcement of Mona’s National Academy of Sciences Ford Foundation Fellowship award.


Screen Shot 2015-12-14 at 3.41.35 PM“Blindness does not stop computational chemist from achieving her goals”
December 12, 2015
Eileen Harvala, UMN Department of Chemistry

An article about Mona’s transition to post-doctoral research.


“Special Education Day”Screen Shot 2015-12-13 at 2.07.04 PM
Dec 2, 2015
Janaan Hashim, Radio Islam

A radio interview about how the American Disabilities Act impacted Mona Minkara’s education.


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2012
Robin Nelson, Marion Therapeutic Riding Association

An article about Mona’s equestrian hobby.


“Blind Ph.D. Student Always Aimed High”Screen Shot 2015-12-13 at 2.12.13 PM
Jan 2, 2011
Nathan Crabbe, Ocala Star Banner

An article written about Mona’s first year as a PhD student at the University of Florida.


“Positively Muslim in the West: Mona Minkara”Screen Shot 2015-12-13 at 2.13.01 PM
July 13, 2009
Amatullah, MuslimMatters.org

Mona is recognized as a positive role model for Muslim youth.


Screen Shot 2015-12-13 at 2.15.16 PM“Legally Blind Muslim Student Delivers Commencement Address at Prestigious US College”
June 29, 2009
IQRA

An account of the challenges Mona overcame leading up to her undergraduate graduation.


Screen Shot 2015-12-13 at 2.17.23 PM“Wellesley Senior Mona Minkara Finds No Limits to Her Future”
June 2, 2009
Arlie Corday, Wellesley College Office for Public Affairs

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