“It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences."
- Audre Lorde
The Moore Lab believes in action based on our values
Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers
Dr. Moore and Aakanksha tour students from the UF Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (Jan. 2022 and Jan. 2023)!
Biomedical Engineering Society: Abstract Workshop Dr. Moore worked with BMES to coordinate a workshop- "How to Submit the Perfect Abstract" with Christine Horejs, Editor of Nature Reviews Bioengineering in March 2023! Watch this recorded workshop here: https://www.bmes.org/how-to-submit-the-perfect-abstract
Advocacy for Diseases
Lupus Awareness Month
Lupus Awareness Month: Dr. Moore joins Wellness Talk; A UF Wellness Podcast as a guest to discuss lupus research and awareness (May 2022).
MRET Summer Program
Aakanksha gave lab tours for the Multidisciplinary Research Experiences for Teachers (MRET) summer program on July 13, 2021! This NSF-funded program allowed elementary school teachers the opportunity to learn more about research at the university.
Littlewood Elementary Outreach
Dr. Moore shares our work with 5th graders through our partnership with Littlewood Elementary in Gainesville, FL in Jan 2021!
Dr. Moore along with Dr. Simpson, Dr. Whittington, and Dr. Roberts created BlackInBME. Black in BME is a resource created by a collective of Black BME trainees and faculty to amplify, support, and foster community for all self-identifying Black people in BME (created June 2021).
Justin Silberman and Alison Veintimilla serve as student representatives on the Materials Science and Engineering Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access Coalition.
Dr. Moore co-chaired the AfroBioTech Conference for 2021. The goal of the conference is “to showcase the innovation, contributions, and leadership of our diverse engineering community while also inspiring the next generation of students and scholars” (Oct. 2021).
After graduating with $65,000 student loan debt, Dr. Moore wanted to help other minorities pursuing higher education. She founded a non-profit organization, Moore Wealth, which focuses on financial literacy through seminars and scholarships for students of color.