PODCAST | AAAS 2018 Live: Empowering Communities through Science
Holly Summers, a plant biologist and AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow at the Department of Agriculture, speaks more with MónicaFeliú-Mójer. Dr. Feliú-Mójeris a neurobiologist by training and director of communications and science outreach at Ciencia Puerto Rico, and associate director for diversity and communication training at iBiology. Here she discusses key events in her life that led her to pursue a career in science and to further seek out an opportunity with Ciencia Puerto Rico. Dr. Feliú-Mójer also discusses how empowering people through the scientific method and the use of critical thinking skills can help to create agents of change, which can dramatically impact how communities effectively deal with local problems.
Host: Holly Summers, Ph.D. Plant Biology
2017-2018 Executive Branch Fellow at the USDA
Raleigh Martin, Ph.D., Earth and Environmental Science
2017-2018 Executive Branch Fellow at the National Science Foundation
Co-Director and Executive Producer
Carlos Faraco, Ph.D., Neuroscience
2016-2018 Executive Branch Fellow at the National Institute of Justice
Image: Courtesy of Mónica Feliú-Mójer
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