This week, Dr. Bertha Hidalgo, epidemiologist, assistant professor, associate scientist, and influencer joins Carrie to dive into influencing in the time of covid. Dr. Hidalgo breaks down how she got started in social media and how her platform started evolving, even before the pandemic. Dr. Hidalgo isn’t a stranger to imposter syndrome, but she describes how she moved past that and embraced her role as a science educator. Dr. Hidalgo shares how she deals with backlash, trolls, and stepping away when social media becomes too much. Full show notes at localistpodcast.com.