ALD Online 2020 Women in STEM Advocates: 18. Mónica Feliú-Mójer

Mónica Feliú-Mójer

Location: Puerto Rico/ United States

Mónica is the Director of Communications and Science Outreach for CienciaPR and Associate Director of Diversity and Communication Training for iBiology, with a background in neurobiology, who works to make science more equitable and inclusive. She was the producer of a series of short films about scientists of colour who have succeeded in science despite their background, Background to Breakthrough, and during Covid-19, has been responsible for leading a network of experts that have produced 70 articles about the disease in the Spanish language.

Twitter: @moefeliu
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/monicafeliumojer
ResearchGate: Mónica Feliú-Mójer
Website: monicafeliu.me

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ALD Online 2020 Women in STEM Organisations: 18. Girlhype

Girlhype

Location: South Africa

Girlhype run coding clubs and ‘technovation’ challenges to train and empower girls from disadvantaged backgrounds. This includes a youth entrepreneurship programme that helps girls develop and code an app to solve a community issue and Mozilla Clubs via a UN Regional Coordinator.

You can follow their work here:

Twitter: @Girlhypecode
Facebook: facebook.com/Girlhypecode
Instagram: @girlhypecode
Website: girlhype.co.za

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ALD Online 2020 Women in STEM Advocates: 17. Danila C S Dias

Danila Carrijo da Silva Dias

Location: Brazil

Danila studies radon at the Brazilian Commission for Nuclear Energy (CNEN), is on the Executive Committee of Women in Nuclear Brasil and founded the Brazilian chapter of the Organisation for Women in Science for the Developing World in 2020. In 2015 she presented her research “Female Contribution in Nuclear Science: Experiences at the Brazilian Nuclear Energy Commission (CNEN / LAPOC)” at the 23rd WiN Global Annual Conference: Women in Nuclear Meet Atoms for Peace. This year, she was one of the organisers for the Stand Up For Nuclear initiative.

You can follow her work here:

Twitter: @DanilaDias2
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/danilacdias
Website: owsd.net/network/brazil

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ALD Online 2020 Women in STEM Organisations: 17. Code for Girls

Code for Girls

Location: Saudi Arabia

Code for Girls empowers girls in tech, teaching them to code via bootcamps and workshops, and building a community of talent. They have taught over 850 young people across 65 different projects, and offer both live and pre-recorded training.

You can follow their work here:

Twitter: @_codeforgirls
Instagram: @_codeforgirls
YouTube: Code for Girls
LinkedIn: Code for Girls
GitHub: codeforgirls-sa
Caramella: Code for Girls
Website: codeforgirls.org

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ALD Online 2020 Women in STEM Advocates: 16. Dr Maria Augusta Arruda

Dr Maria Augusta Arruda

Location: United Kingdom

Maria is a professor at the University of Nottingham, manager of the Drug Discovery Programme and Chair of the BAME Staff Network. She is an advisor for Black Women in Science, a network to support black women in science.

You can follow her work here:

Twitter: @guta1610
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/mariaaugustaarruda
Website: bwisnetwork.co.uk

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