Today’s world offers limitless opportunities in Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) and helping children ease through the challenges is Monica Guillemin, with her rich background encompassing varying fields she has embarked on a quest to introduce young readers to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math). In addition, she also lends her expertise to medical-legal issues surrounding issues that impact African Americans today.
Monica who has penned two medical thrillers based on stem cell therapy & cloning was first noted as a PA specializing in cardiology after co-authoring a research paper published in the Journal of American Cardiology and the Journal of American Academy of Physician Assistants on genomics. Her recent project is a series of children’s books targeting subjects on science, geography, Black history, and culture, through the backdrop of a safari in Tanzania: Safari of a Lifetime. Monica made her debut as a photographer in Safari of a Lifetime Photographs — the companion photography book.
With an expanded vocabulary in geography and ecology, the storybook facilitates the transition from learning to read to reading to learn model for students 8 years and above. Through the heroines, readers, face are exposed to the interconnectivity of social-ecological systems, encounter the realities of the circle of life, confront make-believe, myths, and fantasies of wild animals in their natural habitat, all while unwittingly learning the value thereof, Blacknews reports.
Monica first earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Science, before proceeding to complete a Postgraduate Physician Assistant Surgical Residency in Trauma Surgery at Martin Luther King Jr. / Charles Drew Medical center then earned a Juris Doctorate degree.
The prelude in Safari of a Lifetime gives young readers a peek into slavery, and geography with insight on the value of ecology.