Elissa Welle

“Find people who are outside your small area of U of M…and connect with them and maybe you can learn something.”

This episode of Strength in the Midst of Change features Elissa Welle (PhD ‘21). Elissa shares her insights gained through a major career transition. Elissa completed her doctorate in biomedical engineering at U-M in 2021, and then pursued a career as a journalist. Now on the Breaking News team at Detroit Free Press, Elissa talks to CEW+ Director Tiffany Marra about what led her to consider a career outside of academia, and how she went about pursuing her interest in journalism while completing her PhD.

Resiliency is best demonstrated in times of change. Join CEW+ Director Tiffany Marra as she talks to students, staff, faculty, and community members connected to the University of Michigan’s Center for the Education of Women+ (CEW+) in our podcast, Strength in the Midst of Change, to hear personal and professional stories of strength and growth. Through this podcast, CEW+ seeks to create a safe place where you will be inspired by the stories of everyday people.

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