ALD Online 2020 Women in STEM Advocates: 25. Evelyn Valdez-Ward

Evelyn Valdez-Ward Location: USA Evelyn is a PhD candidate in ecology and evolutionary biology, and co-founder and director of Reclaiming STEM, a workshop that provides training for marginalised students. She advocates for undocumented scientists who, like herself, hold Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status, and her activism lead to her being named a 2018 […]

ALD Online 2020 Women in STEM Advocates: 24. Marlia Bosques-Martínez

Marlia Bosques-Martínez Location: Puerto Rico Marlia was a graduate research student at The Ohio State University, where she studied root-knot nematode diversity, biocontrol, and yield loss on tomatoes. She is the co-founder and editor of Women in Agricultural Science, an organisation created to increase female representation in agriculture. You can follow her work here: Twitter: […]

ALD Online 2020 Women in STEM Advocates: 22. Dr Jean Fan

Dr Jean Fan Location: United States Jean Fan is an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, who uses machine learning to analyse medical data. She was a co-chair of the Harvard Graduate Women in Science and Engineering student group and was a mentor at Science Club for Girls. She […]

ALD Online 2020 Women in STEM Advocates: 21. Dr Joanna Young

Dr Joanna Young Location: United States Joanna is a postdoctoral research fellow at the International Arctic Research Center , University of Alaska Fairbanks. As part of Joanna’s love of glaciers and mountains, she is the Director of the Inspiring Girls Expedition programs in Alaska, and also a Co-Founder of Girls on Ice Alaska. She was […]