Category Archive: Latin America

Increasing Engineering Identity Among Diverse Students through Global Engagement. Thanks @IFEESTweets

Thank you to the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES) for inviting me to be a speaker for this morning’s webinar on Global Engagement in Diversity. Our leaders and panelists were Dr.… Continue reading

Costa Rica #LACCEI w/Maryland Group #ThinkBigDiversity

This past week, our contingent from the University System of Maryland participated in international meetings that were part of the Latin and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions in Costa Rica. Our full agenda… Continue reading

In Colorado: Barriers/Solutions to Engaging Diverse #WomenInSTEM in Global Research – #ThinkBigDiversity #WEPAN2015

Today, I am in Colorado, where I worked with my colleagues from UMBC and PR to present the “Think Big” discussion on engaging diverse women in STEM in international research efforts, as part… Continue reading

Bilingual video w/ Dr. @Renetta_Tull from @UMBC discusses the NSF “ADVANCE Hispanic Women in STEM” project

   

“The Jessica Effect” and Women in STEM (Mujeres en STEM) – En memoria de Jessica

Over the past few weeks, I’ve had a chance to lead an international session on Women in STEM and Diversity (Mujeres en STEM y Diversidad) in Ecuador (Agenda – Broadening the STEM Research… Continue reading

Thoughts on leading the NSF US Delegation to Ecuador, July 2014

It was an honor and a privilege to lead the United States delegation to Ecuador for the National Science Foundation’s project on international engagement and broadening participation in engineering. Our group participated in… Continue reading

Puerto Rico ADVANCE Hispanic Women in STEM Meeting (and a March Birthday Celebration)

It has been a great pleasure to be a Co-PI for the ADVANCE Hispanic Women in STEM project in Puerto Rico. Last week, we had a poster presentation at the National Science Foundation’s… Continue reading

Confessions of a tech addict & proof that I’m not soldered to my computer/phone/tab. Incan Ruins of Ingapirca & Hiking in the Andes Mountains. #Ecuador

There have been days (and nights) that I’ve been glued to the computer. Getting hundreds of emails a day, and having an overflowing inbox only adds to the issue. I didn’t think that… Continue reading

Appreciation for Artisans of Ecuador

While I love my line of work and want to get as many people as possible into STEM fields, I have a strong appreciation for the artisans who are masters of their crafts… Continue reading

Conversatorio: Mujeres participando en STEM – Presentation in Cartagena, Colombia, Leading LACCEI’s Women in STEM efforts

I’ve been enjoying my visit to South America, and I thank my colleagues in the Latin and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions (LACCEI) for designating me to be the lead for their Women… Continue reading