Read about Theta Chapter’s Nikita Amin and her experiences working with Clinical Laboratory Sciences!
What are you doing today and how did joining Kappa Phi Gamma Sorority, Inc. prepare you for this?

I am currently in graduate school for my Masters in Clinical Laboratory Sciences. I will graduate from the program in December 2018. Kappa Phi Gamma gave me the leadership and organizational skills I needed to pursue higher education and become a wholesome member of my community.

What were your biggest challenges and struggles?

I am constantly trying to prove myself as a woman and a minority in this country. However, through the immensely strong women I’ve had the pleasure of meeting and becoming close to through Kappa Phi Gamma, I know that it is worthwhile and my struggle will eventually be worth it.

What is your favorite part of your position/career/field?

My favorite part about Clinical Laboratory Sciences is that I’m happy with what I’m doing. I chose a career path that’s less like work and more like fun.

What is your work/life balance?

I spend a lot of time with family and friends. Additionally, I try to have good mental and physical health. I read for fun, spend time outside, and go to the gym regularly. I am focused on school and my future career, but I am also focused on leading a healthy balanced life.

What do you perceive are the benefits of joining Kappa Phi Gamma Sorority, Inc.?

The networking. I have met some of the most incredible and life long friends I will ever have in my life through Kappa Phi Gamma. I feel welcomed and loved anywhere I go where there are sisters.

What advice do you have for women that are attempting to follow your career path?

Explore your options. Healthcare can be a difficult and confusing field, but there are more paths than just being a doctor. Choose a field that best fits you and that makes you happy in the long run.