THAO
The Power Of Education
In this episode of The DNA Download, Halleta meets Thao Do, PhD, 23andMe Education & Academia Marketing Manager, who shares the power of education and how it can remind us to appreciate the beautiful world that we live in and be compassionate toward others.

Key words:education, compassion, appreciation, genetics, DNA

Thao Do, PhD is the Education and Academia Marketing Manager at 23andMe. She has a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the University of Oxford, with a fellowship from the U.S. National Science Foundation. She also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech. She is a named inventor on a patent held by Harvard University and has co-authored several journal papers and a book chapter.

She earned a Scientists Teaching Science Certificate from NIH and taught doctors-in-training at the University of Oxford.

She has been teaching, mentoring and organizing science and engineering events at universities and museums for many years. In her free time, Dr. Do is training to be a flight instructor so she can also share her love of aviation with her students. Dr. Do’s goal is to make education fun and exciting for everyone!