Monday, June 17, 2024

Latina Scientist Who Co-Created a New COVID-19 Vaccine is Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

María Elena Bottazzi’s doesn’t forget where she comes from,Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Her face softens as she remembers Honduras as if she had left yesterday. During an interview with Noticias Telemundo, she said, “it never crossed my mind to look for a job at a multinational [company]. I am Central American and doing nonprofit projects is my […]

Three Latina Scientists at the Forefront of Covid-19 Testing are Proud to be Part of “History”

Three Latinas, Monica Mann, Elizabeth Zelaya, and Connie Maza are at the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. They analyze COVID-19 samples every day to track the spread of the virus and more recently to identify mutations. These three scientists and medical technologists are part of a small team in the Department of Forensic Sciences’ […]