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International Education Week: Mentoring STEM Pathways in Puerto Rico

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Solving the world's most pressing problems requires inclusive representation from all cultures in STEM education and careers. A new generation of Puerto Rican students seek pathways to STEM fields to address the aftermath of hurricanes and earthquakes that have devastated their Caribbean island. With financial support from a Caltech Y ACT Award, graduate student José A. Lasalde-Ramírez traveled to San Juan to mentor four first-year University of Puerto Rico students as they attended their first conference of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) and shares their experiences in this presentation. Sponsored by ISP, Caltech Y, CCID, and Student-Faculty Programs.

For more information, please contact International Student Programs (ISP) by phone at 626-395-6330 or by email at [email protected] or visit