Mission: An organization that seeks to improve representation of underrepresented minorities in STEM by bolstering the pipeline of students from underrepresented groups into graduate schools
My journey as a Latino Neuroscientist:
Making STEM accessible through Científico Latino
Location: Duke University, Cell Biology Department
Building molecular maps to study the male C. elegans nervous system
Location: University of Washington, Genome Sciences Seminar
Latinx en STEM: What do Scientists Actually Do?
Location: Barrio Logan College Institute
Description: Robert W. Fernandez gave a presentation on navigating higher education in the sciences as a former undocumented immigrant and the STEM organization, Científico Latino
CUNY WORKSHOP ON APPLYING TO GRADUATE SCHOOL
Location: CUNY Mexican Institute
Description: Carlos Rico, Olivia Goldman, and Robert W. Fernandez gave a workshop on navigating graduate school applications, which included topics on preparing a strong personal statement/resume, tackling impostor syndrome, and the importance of carving our paths as URM students in higher education.
SI SE PUEDE FOUNDATION STEM CONFERENCE: CREATING STEM MENTORS
Location: Chandler Gilbert Community College
Description: Olivia Goldman and Robert W. Fernandez (co-founders of Científico Latino) gave a workshop on Científico Latino and preparing for a career in science to college students.
AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY PROFESSIONAL DAY
Location: American Museum of Natural History (NYC)
Description: Olivia Goldman, Robert W. Fernandez, Daisy Duan, Carlos Rico gave a workshop on Científico Latino and Applying to Summer Research Programs to high school students and college students.
QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY - QSTEP
Location: Quinnipiac University
Description: Robert W. Fernandez shared his journey on STEM and presented on Científico Latino resources.
2018 SACNAS: DIVERSITY IN STEM CONFERENCE
Description: Robert W. Fernandez was a panelist of a workshop “Life Happens: Surviving Academia despite Adversity, sponsored by the Yale Ciencia Academy. He shared his journey on STEM and his work on Científico Latino.
York College Biology Club
Location: York College, CUNY
BEING HUMAN IN STEM CONFERENCE AT YALE
Location: Yale University
Description: Robert W. Fernandez presented an exhibit booth on Científico Latino to college and graduate students.
YALE STARS II
Science, Technology and Research Scholars (STARS) Program
Mission: supports Yale juniors and seniors from underrepresented backgrounds to conduct paid research and participate in professional development workshops
STARS @ SACNAS 2018
STARS @ SACNAS 2018
STARS II Graduation 2019
STARS II Symposium 2019
STARS I Summer 2017