Sarah Stephenson realized she had an interest in children’s health at a dance marathon. At the time, the University of Iowa student was helping to raise funds for young cancer patients and their families.
“At the end of the marathon, all the kids who you raised money for come to the dance,” explains Stephenson. “When I saw the kids and their families arriving, I realized I had an interest in helping them beyond just this event.”
After graduating Stephenson, who combined a degree in biomedical engineering with a certificate in entrepreneurship, worked as a lab director for a year while she planned her next move.
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