This experience has been the motivation behind her work to get girls into science and technology-oriented careers. Most recently, she has channeled that interest and motivation in promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics among minority youths especially girls both in United States and internationally. She spends many hours every week processing admission applications, reviewing admission essays, and counseling young girls and boys into science careers.
Sussan holds a PhD in Pharmacology from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, DC, USA., and a DVM from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. In addition, she has completed numerous courses in health disparities and clinical trials including Bioethics, Research Ethics, Clinical Trials and Health Disparities Fellowship, National Bioethics Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Certificate Course in Clinical Pharmacology, National Institutes of Health. We are grateful to Sussan for her uncompensated volunteer community service on our board.