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WRITING & SPEAKING
GRAD CHAT: Making STEM Accessible for Underrepresented Scientists
January 23, 2021 - PhD Balance
Científico Latino Co-Founder and Executive Co-Directors Dr. Robert Fernandez and Olivia Goldman spoke with Fay Lin in a live discussion in PhD Balance's Grad Chat Series about Científico Latino and the topic "Making STEM accessible for underrepresented scientists".
March 19, 2018 - Graduate Women in Science
I interviewed Dr. Lydia Villa-Komaroff on some of the obstacles of being a young scientist, particularly for women and underrepresented minorities. Dr. Villa-Komaroff is best known for cloning an insulin precursor into bacterial cells and was one of the first Mexican-American women to receive a doctorate in the sciences in the United States.
NU-JAZZ IMPROVISATION MEETS A.I.
January 8, 2018 - WeWork Bryant Park
Gave opening thoughts on neurobiology, artificial intelligence and the role of art in the realm of perceptual AI. Performance featured Kobi Arad, new music and jazz pianist-composer, improvising with Ian Nacht, an algorithmic and generative musician.
October 20, 2019 - At the End of the Day
I spoke with the hosts of At the End of the Day, a podcast for newly arrived immigrants about Científico Latino and our Graduate School Mentorship Initiative, a guided one-on-one mentorship program, where we pair students currently applying to graduate school with career scientists.
March 5, 2021 - eLife
Científico Latino Co-Founder and Executive Co-Directors Dr. Robert Fernandez, Olivia Goldman sand GSMI Director Cathy Amaya were interviewed by the scientific journal eLife on how the application process for PhD programs in the United States disadvantages students from underrepresented groups.
August 2017 - Científico Latino
A personal reflection on how being a lab technician made me a better graduate school applicant, scientist and person.
Científico Latino aims to help undergraduate, graduate, and professional students by providing resources on scholarships and fellowships and blogs on professional development.
March 19, 2019 - FuturismJournal.com
Artificial empathy is the new frontier for machines to create more meaningful relationships with its human users. To some, this may sound like a dystopian nightmare, but with a more intuitive, emotional role in our lives, it is only a matter of time before artificially intelligent programs become our confidants, caretakers, and even our therapists.
Spring 2017 - DataScientists.org
I find articles relevant to a data scientist audience and concisely summarize them to be featured on DataScientists.org. Previous topics have included: the inscrutable nature of Deep Learning reasoning processes, applications of data science in psychotherapy, and the importance of qualitative data in producing insights.
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