“I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy,” said Marie Curie, and I could not agree more. Throughout the years, women have struggled to make their voices heard, they have struggled to prove their worthiness, they have struggled to gain equality, and that struggle has been reduced but is still […]
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 […]
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.
Victoria Ballesteros-González was really lucky when she had the opportunity to interview Terri Raymond, president of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Huaxuan Chen was fortunate enough to interview Dr. Helena Dalli, one of the pioneers of the women and girls in science movement. After hearing from Dr. Dalli at the past two International Day of Women and Girls in Science forums, Huaxuan found her to be very inspiring and thus wanted to share Dr. Dalli’s message, […]
Dr. Melanie Rieback is the Co-founder and CEO of Radically Open Security, the world’s first non-profit, computer security consultancy company. The security advice her team provides is “Radically Open” as Dr. Rieback is seeking to secure not just the internet but our societies and the World we live in. As well as consultancy and penetration […]
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 […]
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?”, […]
An imagined journal, inspired by the work of the naturalist and scientific illustrator Maria Sibylla Merian – by Lara Louise Bevan-Shiraz Thursday, December 8, 1701 Today was faded, like it had been left out in the frosted sun too long. Though no sun could be found in the sky. By eight, the cobbled streets had […]
Frances H. ArnoldDick and Barbara Dickinson Professor of Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering and Biochemistry; Director, Donna and Benjamin M. Rosen Bioengineering Center Huaxuan Chen, the RASIT Girls in Science Spokesperson, had the honor of speaking with Dr. Frances Arnold, the recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry this year, before her trip to Stockholm to receive […]