“How pragmatic is it to be a blind scientist?”
July 8, 2017
An interview with The Royal Society of Chemistry on Mona’s journey as a blind scientist.
“Blind UMN chemist creates STEM curriculum for blind children”
March 23, 2017
An interview with the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities newspaper on Mona’s partnership with ETI.
“Dr. Mona Minkara Revives the American Dream”
Mona is interviewed by Reviving Sisterhood as a part of their Sheroes series.
November 1st, 2016
A personal interview of Mona’s journey of vision loss by Jeff Thompson.
“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.
“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”
Dec 2, 2015
Janaan Hashim, Radio Islam
A radio interview about how the American Disabilities Act impacted Mona Minkara’s education.
“The Amazing Mona Minkara”
Robin Nelson, Marion Therapeutic Riding Association
An article about Mona’s equestrian hobby.
“Blind Ph.D. Student Always Aimed High”
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”
July 13, 2009
Mona is recognized as a positive role model for Muslim youth.
An account of the challenges Mona overcame leading up to her undergraduate graduation.
“Wellesley Senior Mona Minkara Finds No Limits to Her Future”
June 2, 2009
Arlie Corday, Wellesley College Office for Public Affairs