BLOC Podcast

77: Balancing a PhD with Motherhood with Dr. Sonia Tiwari

August 08, 2023 Episode 77
BLOC Podcast
77: Balancing a PhD with Motherhood with Dr. Sonia Tiwari
Show Notes

In this episode, I sit down with my brilliant friend Dr. Sonia Tiwari to talk about what it's like to pursue your PhD while juggling the responsibilities of motherhood. It's a bit different than your normal episode, but whether you're a mom considering a graduate degree or someone who wants to learn how to better support your family, friends, and colleagues who are juggling both -- there's good stuff for everyone. 

Content warning: at the end of the episode, Sonia and I briefly talk about post-partum depression. 

Dr. Sonia Tiwari is a Learning Experience Designer interested in creating children's educational products (media, books, toys, games, AR) based on qualitative research. Her current research explores ethical design of virtual influencers for children through industry collaborations in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Sonia's recommended resource for mom PhD students:

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