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#WCWinSTEM: Silvia Lorena Mazzula, Ph.D.

This week’s #WCWinSTEM, is Dr. Silvia Lorena Mazzula, a diversity and mental health expert and the executive director of the Latina Researchers Network! As compiled by Léolène Carrington, Ph.D. If you watched the most recent #VanguardSTEM episode, then you remember Dr. Mazzula and her in-depth insights on “Minding our Mental Health” as Women of Color. She gave sage advice on self-care […]

Ama Arthur Rowe, M.D.

This week’s #WCWinSTEM, is Dr. Ama Arthur Rowe, a clinical psychiatrist who’s clinical interests include, but not limited to  psychosomatic medicine and biomedical ethics! As compiled by Léolène Carrington, Ph.D. If you got to see our most recent #VanguardSTEM episode, then you were privy of Dr. Rowe in-depth insights on “Minding our Mental Health” as Women of […]

#WCWinSTEM: Dorothy Johnson Vaughan

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Dorothy Johnson Vaughan, NASA mathematician. As compiled by Chrystelle Vilfranc Today we’ll continue highlighting the remarkable Black-women mathematicians at the center of Margot Lee Shetterly‘s Hidden Figures. Our #WCWinSTEM is Dorothy Johnson Vaughan, a mathematician who worked at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), the predecessor of NASA. Vaughan was born in […]

Why Do We #VanguardSTEM in Times Like These?

by Jedidah Isler, Ph.D. Because we believe that women of color in STEM matter. Every single black+latina+first nation+indigenous+filipina+indian+queer+disabled+neuro-atypical woman (which we broadly define as women of color) and gender non-conforming person matters. We matter fundamentally as human beings AND by virtue of that humanity we deserve to be free. We deserve to pursue our passions […]