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June 19, 2020
Dr. Giovanna Guerrero-Medina, in collaboration with Yale colleague Dr. Daniel Colón-Ramos, convened a group of scientists to address the COVID-19 pandemic in Puerto Rico....
Screenshot of a Vanguard STEM video conference regarding Post-Hurricane Recovery ("Dr. Mónica Feliú-Mojer @moefeliu")
May 1, 2018
Drs. Giovanna Guerrero-Medina and Mónica Feliú-Mójer from CienciaPR discuss their efforts in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria on the episode of the video series On The...
Guerrero-Medina giving a presentation to a room full of engaged listeners
March 20, 2018
In this episode of the podcast, “Got Science?” Dr. Giovanna Guerrero-Medina discusses her path from neurobiology researcher to organizer and science advocate for Puerto Rico...
Students working on a project
March 14, 2018
NEW HAVEN, CT - The Yale Ciencia Initiative, a collaboration between Yale University and the non-profit Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR), received a grant from the National...
Daniel Colon-Ramos and Giovanna Guerrero-Medina headshots
April 14, 2017
Drs. Daniel Colon-Ramos and Giovanna Guerrero-Medina discuss their trajectories to Yale, how they collaborated to found the Yale Ciencia Initiative, and their perspectives on...
Logo for White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics
September 1, 2015
Ciencia Puerto Rico, a diversity outreach network founded and managed at Yale, was recognized as a “Bright Spot” in Hispanic education by the White House on Sept. 15. Read...
September 10, 2012
In November 2014, Yale faculty signed a memorandum of understanding to create the Yale Ciencia Initiative, modeled after the Ciencia Puerto Rico program (Ciencia PR). Both...