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Más que Ciencia: Hermosa vida de una Borinqueña, Madre e Ingeniera

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Son las 9:00 AM, recibo una llamada de la escuela y me dicen: “Por favor, venga a buscar a su hija quien no se siente bien y está vomitando.”  Mi trabajo está a 45 minutos de la escuela, llamo a mi esposa. “¿Puedes buscar a Sofía? Ella no se siente bien” yo digo. Mi esposa está en medio de presentaciones con sus estudiantes.

More than Science: Beautiful Life of a Borinqueña, Mother and Engineer

Imagen de Marvi Ann Matos

It is 9:00 AM, I get a call from the school saying: “Please come to pick up your child who is not feeling well and is throwing up”. My place of work is 45 minutes away, I call my spouse. “Can you pick up Sofia? She is not feeling well” I say. My spouse is in the middle of presentations with her students. We calculate together what is less damaging: to cancel my day meetings which can be postponed or to cancel the student presentations with more complicated logistics. We decide is better to postpone my meetings, I move all the meetings and jump on the road. I call the doctor for an appointment and we go from school, to home, to the doctor in less than 30 minutes.

Ivia Moreno Rosado: una Borinqueña en la China

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Thanks to her research, the student Ivia Moreno Rosado had the opportunity to travel to China. Once there, a new opportunity arose, when she was asked to establish a Saturday science academy at a high school in China. Staying open to opportunities, flexible to new challenges, and confident in herself helped Ivia gather a number of personal, academic and professional achievements.

Ivia Moreno Rosado: A Borinqueña in China

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From an early age I have been interested in understanding the interactions between the fauna, the ecosystem and humans. These interests played a key role in my decision of pursuing my undergraduate studies in biology at the Metropolitan University (UMET) of the Ana G. Méndez System. During my sophomore year I took a botany course with Professor Eva Dávila. That experience helped define my next steps. Professor Dávila became a mentor and I worked in her laboratory in several projects related to zoology and botany.

 

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.

De la necesidad a la invención: Alanys, una Borinqueña sembrando semillas de triunfo

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Borinqueña enfatiza la contribución de la mujer puertorriqueña e hispana en las ciencias y la tecnología y brinda un espacio para discutir temas de interés y de empoderamiento de la mujer.

From need to invention: Alanys, a Borinqueña sowing seeds of success

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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.


 

 

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