ALD Online 2020 Women in STEM Advocates: 23. Lourdes Beatriz Cajica Maceda

Lourdes Beatriz Cajica Maceda

Location: Mexico

Lourdes is a DSC Lead for Google Developers, and the co-founder and president of Women + Technology, a group to encourage girls to study STEM in the Mexican city of Puebla. She was a teaching assistant for Beautiful Patterns, a project from MIT to empower girls in STEM.

You can follow her work here:

Twitter: @WomenTechnolog1
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/lourdes-cajica
GitHub: women-tech.github.io/womentech

ALD Online 2020 Women in STEM Organisations: 23. Mujeres con ciencia

 

Mujeres con ciencia

Location: Spain

Mujeres con ciencia is a website featuring articles, events and interviews with and about women in science, created by the “Chair of Scientific Culture” of the University of the Basque Country, as part of their mission to promote women in science. It is edited by Marta Macho Stadler, a Basque mathematician, who won the Emakunde Equality Prize for her work.

You can follow their work here:

Twitter: @mujerconciencia
Facebook: facebook.com/mujerescciencia
Website: mujeresconciencia.com

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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 is the founder and director of CuSTEMized, a personalised story book to encourage young girls into STEM, which has provided over 20,000 free eBooks. In 2019, she won the Nature Research Award for Inspiring Science for her research and her efforts promoting STEM.

You can follow her work here:

Twitter: @JEFworks
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/jeanfan
GitHub: JEFworks
Website: jef.works

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ALD Online 2020 Women in STEM Organisations: 22. Bilim Kadınları

Bilim Kadınları

Location: Turkey

Bilim Kadınları started with a single tweet asking for more information about Turkish women of science. A group was formed and they aim to increase the visibility of Turkish female scientists through interviews and articles on their Medium blog. They also manage an active list of Turkish women in STEM, and have created a poster set of 5 Turkish women in science.

You can follow their work here:

Twitter: @Bilimkadinlari
Facebook: facebook.com/Bilimkadinlari
Website: medium.com/bilim-kadınları

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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 one of the participants in the Homeward Bound exhibition in December 2016.

You can follow her work here:

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/joanna-young
Website: joannayoung.mystrikingly.com

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