A collection of recent interviews, talks, and panels, as well as digital content produced by me.
Noticias Telemundo Mediodía: Mujeres en el Ámbito Científico (March 27, 2018) Spanish-language interview with Noticias Telemundo Mediodía, talking about the importance of representation of women and Latinxs in science.
Telemundo Puerto Rico: Así Celebraron el Día del Planeta Tierra en Puerto Rico (April 23, 2017) Spanish-language interview following the March for Science Puerto Rico.
Visita al LCC, el Laboratorio de Comunicaciones Científicas (July 8, 2016) Spanish-language interview at the Science Communications Laboratory, a collaboration between the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez and WIPM, a public TV station in Puerto Rico.
TALKS & PANELS
2018 Latino Hive iConexión (April 12, 2018) Participated of the BE: Social panel, sharing how I have leveraged my science training, life experiences, and communication skills to have social impact improving science education in Puerto Rico. The vision of iConexión is to incubate a global community of engaged Latino professionals creating change not found anywhere else.
Reaching Underserved Audiences Using Culturally Relevant #SciComm (February 15, 2018) Talk on culturally relevant strategies to connect with audiences underrepresented in science. Part of the Reaching Beyond the Science-Interested Public panel in the Communicating Science Seminar at the 2018 AAAS Annual Meeting.
STEM and Media: Keynote Panel (October 14, 2016) Keynote panel at the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos, Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) 2016 National Conference.
Networking Skills to Advance Your Career (June 14, 2016) Lecture recorded for iBiology offering practical strategies to build effective networking skills and for building a strong network of contacts.
PRODUCED BY ME
Racial Bias in Science and Medicine // Who’s Included? (May 7, 2018) First of three videos featuring Dr. Esteban Burchard, a physician and professor at UCSF. This video explores racial bias and its impact in science and medicine. Part of the "Background to Breakthrough" series, which explores how the identities, cultures and backgrounds of underrepresented scientists fuel their ingenuity and approaches to problem solving.
Inclusion of Minorities in Science and Medicine // An Inclusive Future (May 7, 2018) Last of three videos featuring Dr. Esteban Burchard, a physician and professor at UCSF. This video explores why the inclusion of diverse perspectives is critical for the future of science and medicine. Part of the "Background to Breakthrough" series, which explores how the identities, cultures and backgrounds of underrepresented scientists fuel their ingenuity and approaches to problem solving.
Live Q&A: Developing a Research Question (June 15, 2017) Live Q&A for iBiology and the National Research Mentoring Networking discussing strategies to help young scientists develop good scientific questions.
Mentor Training to Improve Diversity in Science (April 12, 2017) Pair of green screen videos produced for iBiology and the National Research Mentoring Network, discussing the need and importance of culturally aware mentor training and resources and strategies to help individuals become more culturally aware, and thus better mentors.
A Bigger Us (December 22, 2015) Green screen video produced for iBiology and the National Research Mentoring Network, discussing the importance and benefits of diversity for innovation and productivity. The video also shares examples and strategies to build a more diverse and inclusive scientific community.