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Ivet Lolham

Ivet Lolham

Ivet Lolham is an instructor at Mad science in Mount Diablo located in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Background

Born in the Tehran, Iran, and native of San Francisco, she gained an interest in helping the community through health practices and health education.

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She is of Assyrian background.

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Education

After graduating from High School she attended San Francisco State University where she graduated with a B.S. in Biology with a concentration in Physiology.

During her education she was a part of SFSU's pre-health honors society and became its president.

She helped students with networking, and medical seminars, volunteer opportunities and access to resources.

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She became an alumni of Stanford University School of Medicine's Summer Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP).

And, also became an alumni of the Stanford Leadership Education for Aspiring Physicians (LEAP).

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She also became the chief officer of the American Medical Student Association for the SFSU chapter.

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She received the education award from National & Community Service on June 2013.

She also received an honors award for her involvement as a AmeriCorps member.

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Career

While attending SFSU, her involvement in internships led her to gain the experience to work in the medical field.

She was the research assistant at University of San Francisco's clinical research internship program where she worked on several clinical studies at the San Francisco General Hospital Emergency Department.

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She is now an instructor of medical sciences at Mad science in Mount Diablo.

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Racist incident on BART

On November 10th, 2016, in the midst of on-going protests against the newly elected president Donald Trump taking place in the East Bay, Ivet was riding the BART on her way home.

She was on the phone speaking with a family member in the Assyrian language.

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After she finished speaking on the phone, a woman sitting nearby began a cascading racial accusations against Ivet for speaking Assyrian claiming she was breaking the law.

Ivet video recorded some of the bigotry.

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In the video recording, the woman says the following:

Trump might deport you.

You are breaking the law right now it's what you're doing...

This woman is a stalker from the middle east.

She's a middle eastern terrorist and she's terrorizing citizens like me...

This crazy is stalking people with all these other stalkers with other stalkers on Facebook.

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References

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Citation Linklatimes.comLos Angeles Timesarticle about the incident.
Nov 12, 2016, 4:41 AM
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Citation Linkfacebook.comFacebookprofile of Ivet Lolham.
Nov 11, 2016, 8:58 PM
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Citation Linkfacebook.comFacebookof the incident on the Bay Area Rapid Transittrain.
Nov 11, 2016, 8:59 PM
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Citation Linklinkedin.comLinkedInof Ivet Lolham.
Nov 11, 2016, 8:59 PM
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Citation Linktwitter.comTwitterof reporter Emily Green.
Nov 11, 2016, 9:22 PM
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Citation Linksfchronicle.comLink on sfchronicle.com
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Citation Linkplus.google.comGoogle+of Ivet.
Nov 11, 2016, 9:31 PM
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Citation Linkyoutube.comYouTubechannel of Ivet.
Nov 11, 2016, 9:31 PM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comVideo Recording of the incident.[3]
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Citation Linkhuffingtonpost.comArticle about the hatred that has been taking place around the United States.
Nov 11, 2016, 10:34 PM