#SciSalonsforPR: New York


Thursday, 26 April 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm


Cantina Royal, Brooklyn, NY

Ready for a night of learning about how science can serve both communities and the environment? 

We are hosting a Science Salon for Puerto Rico on

Thursday, April 26th, from 7 to 10 pm, at Cantina Royal in Brooklyn

This event is co-hosted by the 500 Women Scientists NYC Pod, NYC's EcoWomen Chapter, and the NYC taste of science festival. It is part of a nationwide campaign to host public science talks as fundraisers for our partner organization, Ciencia Puerto Rico, as they work to transform science education in Puerto Rico. 


RSVP to attend at our Facebook Event Page


  • Dr. Valerie Were, Social Science Lead, NOAA Center for Earth System Sciences and Remote Sensing Technologies
  • Andrea Gomez, PhD Candidate, The City College of New York/NOAA-CREST
  • Helen Cheng, Coastal Resilience Specialist at the Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay and the New York Sea Grant
  • Dr. Giovanna Guerrero-Medina, Director of Yale Ciencia Initiative and Executive Director of Ciencia Puerto Rico
Salons are taking place around the country in the months of March and April, lining up with Women's History Month. Check back here to find an updating list of public events taking place near you and show your support for our pods and for Ciencia Puerto Rico!