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.

A new virtual space for Hispanic and Puerto Rican women in STEM

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CienciaPR has created a new blog to discuss topics related to women.

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Borinqueña : A new space for Puerto Rican and Hispanic women in science

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Borinqueña, a new initiative for Hispanic women in science

Almost 140 years have passed since famed Puerto Rican educator, philosopher, and lawyer, Eugenio Maria de Hostos, revolutionized Latin American intellectual spheres by publishing a passionate essay advocating for science education for women. Back in Hostos’ days, women still lacked the right to vote and few had access to any type of higher education.

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

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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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