As a female scientist, Dr. Doty encourages both genders to work in an equal environment instead of preferring one to the other. She teaches and researches while also nurturing her “children” in the lab and her daughter at home. Dr. Doty ensures that her lab officials have great working relations with each other and gladly helps anyone in need of one.
Characteristic of a caring mother for the Earth, she does numerous research on helpful microbes that help protect the environment from further damage especially in light of climate change. Her science has worked wonders in several plantations and field sites contaminated with harmful pollutants while also providing undergraduates with opportunities to help the environment from being degraded further.