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Patricia Ordóñez: Propelling computer science into the health industry and equity

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Dra. Patricia Ordóñez
Dr. Patricia Ordóñez

The disparity of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields is still a serious issue in 2016. Computer science, a STEM discipline, is not the exception. Data from the National Science Foundation show that although the number women acquiring computer science degrees has increased since 2002, women are still a small proportion of the workforce in this field which continues to be dominated by men. 

Postdoc: ¡Solicita al L’Oréal USA For Women In Science Program!

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The application for the L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program will open on Monday, November 30, 2016 and will close on Friday, February 5, 2016.

The application can be found here.

The eligibility criteria are as follows:





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.”

Supporting successful Puerto Rican women in science

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Por Camile Roldán Soto /

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. 


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

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[Puedes leer esta entrada en Español aquí]

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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