Former STEEP trainee Cindy Hu awarded “Women in Science Incentive Prize” to continue work focused on climate change and the water crisis

Cindy Hu is one of five winners of the first annual Women In Science Incentive Prize. Created in celebration of its 10th anniversary, The Story Exchange announced the winners of this new grant program that recognizes innovative female scientists working in the area of climate change mitigation and adaptation. Cindy researches PFAS – “forever chemicals” – and their impact on drinking water supplies. She is the creator of and a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health where she served as a STEEP trainee and completed her Ph.D. in spring 2018.

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