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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Latina Entrepreneur María Trochimezuk Develops Platform for STEM Scholarships

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Latinas held 10 percent of science and engineering jobs in 2019, as reported by the National Science Foundation, an increase of 8 percent from 2015. Despite the growth, it remains a financial challenge for many Latinas to enter science, technology,...
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11 Latinas Using Their Platforms to Empower Through Education

Laysha Macedo
Academia is a difficult one to breakthrough especially as a woman and person of color, especially when it comes to Predominantly White Institutes (PWIs). According to a report from the Pew Research Center, Latinx adults are less likely to earn...

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....