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Hello Navi: creating solutions, building the future using technology

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During National Hispanic Heritage Month, Ciencia Puerto Rico and Borinqueña are celebrating the work of organizations inspiring, supporting and empowering Latinas in STEM fields. You can read this profile in Spanish here.

 

“We saw him struggling, trying to get around. What if we could create an app to help him?”

Empowering the Next Generation of Latinas in STEM Through Making

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During National Hispanic Heritage Month, Ciencia Puerto Rico and Borinqueña are celebrating the work of organizations inspiring, supporting and empowering Latinas in STEM fields. You can read this profile in Spanish here.

 

Latinas in STEM: Making Bright Futures a Reality

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During National Hispanic Heritage Month, Ciencia Puerto Rico and Borinqueña are celebrating the work of organizations inspiring, supporting and empowering Latinas in STEM fields. You can read this profile in Spanish here.

 

Red Comuniciencia – More and Better Science en Español

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To advocate and promote the creation of more and better Spanish-language science, health and technology content, Marga Gual Soler, Ivan Fernando GonzalezLuis Quevedo and yours truly —all members of CienciaPR—created Red Comuniciencia. Red Comuniciencia is a community of Spanish-language science, health and technology communicators based in North America. 

Puerto Rican ingenuity at the 2014 FIFA World Cup

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Puerto Rican neuroscientist and graduate student David Schwarz is part of Walk Again (Andar du Novo), a project that will allow a paraplegic Brazilian teen to control a robotic exoskeleton with their mind to execute the inaugural kick at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

This event will be historical for many reasons. First, it is the culmination of years of research and the collective work of hundreds of scientists around the world, from engineers, to computer scientists, to neuroscientists.

Care about the future of science? Be visible.

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‘I am the girl that tweeted you’.

Elena found me on Twitter.  “I need your help,” she wrote.  I gave her my email.

Elena is an 8th grade student in Puerto Rico and her teacher had assigned students to profile a Puerto Rican scientist for a special project.  “You,” she wrote, “are my scientist.”

What's up, Borinqueña? Walking the talk: creating a better climate for women in science

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Borinqueña emphasizes the contribution of Puerto Rican and Hispanic women in science and technology and provides a space to discuss topics of interest about the empowerment of women.  In ‘What’s up Borinqueña?’ we share a variety of experiences and perspectives from different women and men that are committed to advancing equality for women in science.

Read this blog in Español here.


“Don’t worry.  You will get in.  You are a double minority.”

Why women leave science, you ask? THIS. This is why.

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[Puedes leer esta entrada en Español aquí]

Over the last 3 days or so, the science blogosphere has been a firestorm. Scientist, science writer and diversity advocate Dr. Danielle Lee aka The Urban Scientist aka @DNLee5 was attacked. She was attacked professionally and personally, in multiple ways.

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