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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. 

Borinqueña: Jemaris, planting seeds of success in engineering

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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 'Seeds of Success' we will share stories about young Borinqueñas that want to pursue a career in STEM, and will describe their achievements and goals to succeed. 

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.

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

Puerto Rican student received award in Chemical Engineering

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Margie Alvarez (Universidad Politécnica)

San Juan, Puerto Rico – 26 de noviembre de 2013 – Daniela Espinosa Hoyos, Chemical Engineering student at the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, received an award at 2013 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Student Conference in San Francisco.

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Borinqueña 101: How to choose a thesis advisor in graduate school

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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 “Borinqueña 101” we will share experiences and advice that will be useful in your future career in science. 

Supporting successful Puerto Rican women in science

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Por Camile Roldán Soto / camile.roldan@gfrmedia.com

Why is it the more women don't study science, or why is it that if they do, they don't achieve as many professional positions of leadership as men? Many people have asked questions such as these in the past.

 

Gretchen Díaz, a Ph.D. in molecular genetics and collaborator of the online scientific community Ciencia Puerto Rico, asked this question herself, but decided to do something about it to change reality. 

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