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“Borinqueñas en STEM: La exhibición” opens

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Caguas, Puerto Rico (December 6, 2022)- The Centro Criollo de Ciencia y Tecnología del Caribe (C3Tec) presents the exhibition "Borinqueñas en STEM", a recognition of 37 outstanding Puerto Rican women in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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Hospital Association honors the work of women in the Health Sector in Puerto Rico

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Photo caption: The photo shows the group of healthcare professionals who received the "Women in Healthcare 2022" Award given annually by the Puerto Rico Hospital Association.  Seated from left to right: Dr. Aracelis Nieves (Medical Director, Manatí Medical Center); Dr. Maruja Santiago Vélez (Director, Centro Imágenes Hospital Metropolitano Dr. Pila) and Dr. Michelle M. Martínez Montemayor (Associate Professor, Universidad Central del Caribe). Jaime Plá Cortés (Executive President of the Puerto Rico Hospital Association), Representative Sol Higgins (President of the House of Representatives Health Committee); Dr. Ilia Zayas Toro (Chief Medical Officer at the CDT of the San Pablo Medical Group); Dr. Elba Arroyo Camuñas (Chief Medical Officer of the San Pablo Medical Group); Dr.

Women's Week kicks off with recognition of 10 outstanding women in the public school system

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The photo shows from left to right (seated) Jenny Cosme Figueroa, Corporate Executive; Eng. Ivette García Dunlap, Electrical Engineer and Betsy Velázquez Rodríguez, Corporate Consultant.  Standing left to right: Reinaldo Camps Gerena of the founding group of CROEM 1968; Laida Pla; Dr. Lourdes E. Soto de Laurido, Acting Dean of the School of Health Professions at the Medical Sciences Campus of the University of Puerto Rico; Ing. Olga D. González Sanabria, Director of Engineering at NASA Glenn Research Center; Dr. Fabiola Cruz López, Epidemiologist; Sonia Martínez de Vargas, sports leader; and Roberto Rivera Ponce, leader of CROEM graduate students.


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The nonprofit organization distributed a total of 250 posters and other educational materials about Puerto Rican and Latina women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics to be displayed in schools and to expose young people to culturally relevant role models.

¡Regresa Semillas de Triunfo para niñas de 7mo a 9no grado!

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Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR), invita a jóvenes estudiantes de séptimo a noveno grado interesadas en desarrollarse en las carreras de ciencia, tecnología, ingeniería, matemáticas (STEM por sus siglas en inglés) a solicitar al programa educativo “Semillas de Triunfo”.

Puerto Rican scientist among five new L’Oreal women in science fellows

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NEW YORK, NY (November 16, 2020) – Today, L'Oréal USA announced the recipients of its 2020 For Women in Science (FWIS) Fellowship. The annual program awards five female postdoctoral scientists grants of $60,000 each to advance their research. Now in its 17th year, the For Women in Science program has recognized 85 postdoctoral female scientists and contributed over $4 million to the advancement of critical research in fields as diverse as neurobiology, metabolic diseases, physics and material science, integrative biology, and biomedical engineering.

Pfizer joins Ciencia Puerto Rico in support of the empowerment of girls in science

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Ciencia Puerto Rico announces collaboration with the pharmaceutical company, the IF / THEN initiative and the Ecoexploratorio to present the series of talks Juntas Podemos and inspire the future generation of pioneers.


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