Atmospheric and Terrestrial Sciences

SACNAS: Our colorful conference

Samuel L Díaz Muñoz's picture

“De colores, de colores
Es el arco iris que vemos lucir.”

-Mexican folk song

< Much may be lost in this translation, which is why SACNAS and CienciaPR exist. So scientists can communicate in our way. Nevertheless, attempting translation to be inclusive ;) >

I came down the escalator and saw the mass of people. Thousands. Four thousand to be exact. I was in awe. All these people were interested in helping minority scientists of all colors. This conference was not just an array of myriad skin tones, but also backgrounds, cultural traditions and science.  

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