Latinas in stem


Latinas in STEM Talk Careers & the Importance of Representation

When we think about Women’s History Month, we can’t help but think of all of the Latinas — and women in general — throughout time whose incredible work has gone unacknowledged. We often have to remind ourselves that while those...

Digame: Jessica Esquivel Talks Being a Queer Afro-Latinx in STEM

Virginia Isaad
Digame is a monthly series featuring prominent Latinx leaders, activists, entrepreneurs, and public figures uplifting the community and making a difference. Afro-Latina Dr. Jessica Esquivel is an Associate Scientist at Fermilab, a national laboratory specializing in high-energy particle physics. She...
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Honduran Scientist and Co-Creator of New Covid Vaccine Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Virginia Isaad
Honduran microbiologist María Elena Bottazzi co-created a low-cost COVID vaccine for global use and now she’s getting major recognition for her work. She and Dr. Peter Hotez led the team at the Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital...
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Meet Melba Tellez: Woman in Tech, Mentor & Entrepreneur

As a first-generation Mexican American college graduate, Melba Tellez, was lost when she started graduate school. She didn’t know anyone in her field and had no resources. In fact, she was a high school dropout, who despite all odds, had...
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Latinx Parenting, Techqueria and More Latinx Creators on Patreon

In a time when Latinxs are working toward representation in industries like Hollywood and technology, many are taking it upon themselves to find a way to showcase their talents, educate, build community, and still make a living.  Members of the...

10 Inspiring Latinas in STEM You Need to Know About

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
This Hispanic Heritage Month, as we continue to celebrate the achievements and contributions of Latinx people in America, we’re thrilled to be able to highlight some incredible individuals doing amazing work in a field we don’t hear nearly enough about....