Gabriela Esther Martinez Padilla

Thank you very much for the opportunity to receive this scholarship! The words are not enough to show how grateful I am with you. Once again, you teach me that everything you propose in life can be achieved through work, effort and dedication that you give to your goals. You inspire me again to be someone who promotes the dreams of others, especially those of my daughter. Thank you for helping me to be a better role model for her, who is the reason why I continue studying, to be able to give her the future and the life she deserves. I thank all the people “behind the scenes” and aknowledge, the great impact they cause with this scholarship, to me, and my colleagues.
Sincerely, thank you very much!

Awards Received

2019 Graduate Award (North Carolina)
2018 Graduate Award (North Carolina)

Hometown:

Hometown:

Raleigh, NC

School:

School:

North Carolina State University

Major:

Major:

Master of Science

Career Goals:

Career Goals:

My career goals and aspirations after finishing with my PhD program would involve becoming an animal nutrition researcher or a consultant focused on swine species, being able to detect problems on farm, and train people about farm management practices given the fact I’m familiar with bio-security measurements, animal care practices and farm production flow.
Being said that, I chose to obtain a PhD in Animal Science with a Co-Major in Nutrition. I am interested to work in the industry field specially in the area of scientific research and development services, I would like to inform people about how real animal production is in the most simply way and get rid of the misperception that has surrounded animal producers for several years. This may be a repetitive idea, but I still strongly believe that if we educate (and by no means I’m trying to be disrespectful) others, without the fancy technical words, we can achieve a more harmonious animal production.