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In this section we share resources about: funds, job opportunities, scientific publications, scientific organizations, the book “Ciencia Boricua” and entrepreneurs resources, among others.

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Science, like love, should be celebrated everyday…

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Are you passionate about science? Do you recognize its importance in our society? Science is all around us... in what is detected by your senses and what is not. Likewise, love as defined by humans, is everywhere and in all moments. So, why choose one day to celebrate them? If we can do it every day! Here, our volunteer team and constributors share some reasons to love science and celebrate it all year. What is yours?

Research and Mentoring: The International Experience of a Borinqueña

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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.

More than Science: Alexandra, a Borinqueña Between the Laboratory and the Runway

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Borinqueña emphasizes on 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 'More than Science' we will share stories about Borinqueñas that are scientists, but also spend part of their time doing other activities and creating a balanced life free of stereotypes. 

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.”

Yajaira Sierra-Sastre: I am a Borinqueña and Materials Scientist

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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 “I am Borinqueña” we will be interviewing women scientists that are role models for future generations.

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First women-owned biopharmaceutical company in Puerto Rico

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GK Pharmaceuticals CMO is the first Puerto Rican women-owned and -founded biopharmaceutical company in Puerto Rico in the U.S. 

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Plantain and banana micropropagation project goes to MIT

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A plantain and banana seeds micropropagation project, developed by students at the Interamerican University in Barranquitas, was among 33 selected for the MIT Solve competition, which seeks solutions to global challenges.

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New awards seeks to promote innovation

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The Puerto Rico Information Technology Cluster (PRITC) opened the period for nominations for the PRITC Innovation Awards, which seek to recognize individuals, products and organizations that are distinguished in the informatics technology industry in Puerto Rico.

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Parallel18 startups raise investment to expand operations in Puerto Rico

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Brands of, Timokids y Be Better Hotels secured investments for $675,000 from private equity firms and the Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust

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