Joan Proctor

Episode 3: Interview with Dr. Patricia Valdez, scientist and author #WomeninScience #STEM

In this episode, host Jacqueline Douge has a conversation with Dr. Patricia Valdez, scientist and children’s author.  She shares the inspiration behind her new picture book, Joan Proctor, Dragon Doctor, the role that science played in her writing and she shares her future projects to write about more women scientists and women of color in science.  To learn more about Dr. Patricia Valdez, go to her website:

Books discussed in this episode:

A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierly
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
To read or learn more about the books discussed during this episode, check out your local library or bookstore!