Moremi Mabogunje

2021 NeURO Trainee
Department of Communication Studies

Moremi Mabogunje (’23) is a sophomore at Foothill College majoring in Communication Studies. With a distinct interest in the ways communication affects and explains human behavior, she now aspires to study the deeper connection of neuroscience and that field. Her current research work is in Dr. Lauren O’Connell’s lab, focusing on factors that contribute to brain development and social behavior such as nutrition through frog behavior. At Foothill and around home, Moremi gives her efforts to supporting her fellow peers and the next generation in her immediate community as leader of the Foothill College Black Student Union, founding member of Foothill’s Student Coalition for Racial Equity, and volunteering as a youth leader mentoring middle school and highschool students in the Bay Area. In her free time, she is avidly thrifting, songwriting, and creating social media content for different organizations.