SACNAS National Conference

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Jueves, 11 octubre 2012 - 11:00am to Domingo, 14 octubre 2012 - 11:00am

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Washington State Convention Center, Seattle WA
The 2012 SACNAS National Conference "Science, Technology, and Diversity for a Healthy World" will take place in Seattle, Washington.
 

Join over 3,500 attendees for four days of scientific research presentations, professional development, networking, exhibits, culture, and community. One of the largest annual gatherings of minority scientists in the country, the interdisciplinary, inclusive, and interactive SACNAS National Conference motivates and inspires.

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Sesión de CienciaPR en SACNAS

Si van a estar por SACNAS por favor pasen por la siguiente sesión, dónde el equipo de CienciaPR y otros presentarán información de cómo utilizar medios sociales y redes como CienciaPR para aumentar la diversidad en las ciencias y la información enfocada en grupos "minoritiarios"

Engaging underrepresented communities with science using social networking platforms

Thursday, October 11, 2012: 10:15 AM-11:45 AM
609 (WSCC)
Chair: Yaihara Fortis Santiago, PhD, AAAS Fellow at the National Science Foundation, Brandeis University

Description: Social networking platforms are a primary source for information and communication, thus representing a powerful instrument to increase access to scientific knowledge, particularly among minorities. This panel will discuss the use social media to engage underrepresented communities with science and help address some of the challenges they face in STEM.

Frances Colón, PhD , Deputy Science and Technology Adviser to Secretary Hillary Clinton , Department of State
 
Mónica Feliú-Mójer, BS , Graduate Student, Harvard Medical University , Harvard University
 
Wilson González Espada, PhD , Associate Professor , Morehead State University
 
Panel Discussion