Shining Stars
Shining Stars

A Shining Star in Conservation Biology: Interview with MSc. Lucía Sánchez Trejo

Enthusiast about bats and monkeys, MSc. Lucía Sánchez is an outstanding conservation biologist. Her research on the genetic diversity of Geoffroy’s Spider Monkey in Jiquilisco Bay truly proves how science represents a major conservation measure on endangered species. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Biology Studies at the University of El Salvador, and recently, her […]

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José Miguel Rodriguez Fraga: Committed to Equality and the SDGs

Recently, I had the opportunity to interview Jose Miguel Rodriguez Fraga, Mayor of Adeje (Canary Islands, Spain), current president of the PSOE (Spanish Socialist Worker’s Party) in the Canary Islands, and and soon-to-be sworn in as President of the Association of Sun and Beach Municipalities of Spain.
I asked him about the acceptance that they hope to receive for the project from the city’s population, the role of women in carrying out this project together with their male partners, and what more we could do to empower women and girls.

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Shining Stars

Ms. Daniela Bas

Ms. Daniela Bas, a promoter of peace, happiness, and equality, is the Director of UNDESA’s Division For Inclusive Social Development. Ms. Bas was born in Italy, but has since travelled the world for her work and spent many years working at the United Nations. “I was born near the sea,” she says. “Summer times are […]

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Shining Stars

Quantum Ballerina

Dr. Merritt Moore holds degrees from Oxford and Harvard University, and has performed with the Zurich Ballet, Boston Ballet, English National Ballet, London Contemporary Ballet Theatre, and Norwegian National Ballet. Named in Forbes’ 30 under 30 in 2018, she also underwent rigorous selection to appear on BBC Two’s “Astronauts: Do you have what it takes?”, […]

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