women of color

Yaítza Luna-Cruz: I am Borinqueña and an Atmospheric Physicist

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Yaítza Luna-Cruz is an atmospheric physics scientist. She is currently an investigator that collaborates in educational initiatives of the Ecoexploratorio, Puerto Rico’s future science museum. Yaítza is founder and the first president of the student chapter of the Puerto Rico Metereological Society This Borinqueña hails from Cidra, the city of eternal spring.

Letter to my Young 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.


 

 

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.”

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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