Selection of digital content I have produced, as well as recordings of my recent talks and panels.
PRODUCED BY ME
Finding Sublime in the Mundane (September 4, 2019) Video featuring Dr. Manu Prakash, part of “Background to Breakthrough”, a collection of short films highlighting underrepresented scientists and how their backgrounds and perspectives have spurred insights and innovations. The video explores how today, as a world-renowned researcher and inventor at Stanford University, he continues to be inspired by his childhood lessons, and is creating low-cost tools to empower people around the globe to go on their own journey of science and discovery.
Charting an Original Path (March 27, 2019) This video features Dr. Rebecca Calisi-Rodríguez, professor at UC Davis and explores how her life experiences as a Mexican-Italian-American woman, professor, artist and mother have provided her with fascinating and unusual perspectives to study the biology of parental behavior. Part of “Background to Breakthrough”, a collection of short films highlighting underrepresented scientists and how their backgrounds and perspectives have spurred insights and innovations.
Conversations in Science with Dan Rather and Daniel Colón-Ramos: Encouraging Scientific Exploration (October 31, 2018) Part of the Conversations in Science series, in which Dan Rather interviews scientists and innovators about a wide-range of topics.
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.
The Impact of Race and Genetic Ancestry on Medicine // Which Box Do I Check? (May 7, 2018) Second of three videos featuring Dr. Esteban Burchard, a physician and professor at UCSF. This video explores the impact of race and genetic ancestry on the medical treatment someone gets. 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.
Noticias Telemundo Mediodía: La "Curva del Coronavirus" necesita aplanarse (March 20, 2020) Spanish-language interview explaining what flattening the COVID-19 curve matters.
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.
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
Women in Science NightLife (March 6, 2020) Originally recorded live at the Women in Science NightLife event at the California Academy of Sciences. Alie Ward of the "Ologies" podcast hosted a lively conversation with a lineup of incredibles: microbiologist Dr. Shannon Bennett, data scientist Dr. Sima Bouzid, science communicator/biologist Dr. Mónica Feliú-Mójer, & botanist Dr. Nathalie Nagalingum.
The Science of Science Communication (September 24, 2019) Filmed at Jackson Wild 2019. During this panel, I spoke about my work at iBiology and Wonder Collaborative, specifically Background to Breakthrough, and how we are collaborating with scientists and researchers to produce impactful stories.
Telling Stories to Change Misconceptions About Scientists (April 3, 2019) Talk offered as part of the panel titled "Connecting Facts to What People Already Know (or Think They Know): Storytelling and Narrative" at the Advancing the Science and Practice of Science Communication: Misinformation About Science in the Public Sphere, Arthur M. Sackler Colloquia of the National Academy of Sciences, Irvine, CA.
Presente y futuro de la comunicación científica en Puerto Rico (Present and future of science communication in Puerto Rico) (March 1, 2019) A conversation (~10:00-57:30) with Dr. Luisa Massarani, science journalist and communication researcher, where we discussed the science communication and public engagement landscape in Puerto Rico, the U.S. and Latin America, to kick off the Puerto Rico Science Communication Meetup. Celebrated at Universidad del Sagrado Corazón in San Juan, PR.
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.