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This Mexican Biotech Engineer Helps Colombian Small Businesses Enter New Markets

This Mexican Biotech Engineer Helps Colombian Small Businesses Enter New Markets

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Karen Lucatero presents the Colombian Case Study at UNIDO Headquarters in Vienna in December 2019. Pradeep Paulose Karen Lucatero's passion for helping people has taken her from a biotechnology engineering background to helping small and medium chemical businesses in Colombia enter international markets with their products. Lucatero, originally from Mexico and currently an international consultant…
This Guatemalan Hopes To Solve Deep Space X-Ray Mystery

This Guatemalan Hopes To Solve Deep Space X-Ray Mystery

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Astrophysicist Kristhell Lopez in front of the Observatorio de La Silla, in La Serena, Chile. Kristhell Lopez Astrophysicist Kristhell Lopez, who studies mysterious signals that might be mid-sized black holes, is one of just two female astrophysicists from Guatemala, a country with a long history of astronomy before Spanish colonization. Lopez, originally from Guatemala City and…
This Costa Rican Scientist Investigates African Lake Fish Mysteries

This Costa Rican Scientist Investigates African Lake Fish Mysteries

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Jimena Golcher-Benavides and Chris Horsfall, a sponsor from Tanganyika's Lake Shore lodge, ... [+] delineating the diving transect to monitor cichlid fish populations. Jimena Golcher-Benavides Costa Rican scientist Jimena Golcher-Benavides goes scuba-diving in the the world’s deepest tropical freshwater lake to study Cichlidae, simply known as cichlids, an important fish species for small-scale fisheries, aquaculture…
Birdies To Raptors: How This Colombian Went From Golf To Ornithology

Birdies To Raptors: How This Colombian Went From Golf To Ornithology

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Ana María Morales Cañizares works to preserve the Ornate Hawk-eagle, Spizaetus ornatus, among other ... [+] raptor species. getty Colombian conservationist Ana María Morales was on her way to a pro-golf career, but found her true passion: birds of prey –also known as raptors– which she now helps to conserve on Colombia's pacific coast. Morales,…
Entitled: How Male Privilege Hurts Women By Kate Manne — Review

Entitled: How Male Privilege Hurts Women By Kate Manne — Review

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A timely examination of how misogyny and male entitlement affect all aspects of life in Western society, including sexual encounters, reproductive rights, health care, politics, knowledge, power, and relationship dynamics Book jacket by Allen Lane. Allen Lane How can a woman live her best life when everything she says and does is attacked, questioned or…
Research Finds That Being A Jerk Doesn’t Help You Get Ahead At Work

Research Finds That Being A Jerk Doesn’t Help You Get Ahead...

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Despite the myth, being a selfish jerk does not get you ahead in the workplace getty Despite the body of research on leadership that shows the importance of likability, there is a persistent myth that jerks get ahead. But in exciting news for anyone who has dealt with difficult people, a new research study shows…
This Indian Researcher Is Ensuring Aid Money Gets To Those Who Need It Most

This Indian Researcher Is Ensuring Aid Money Gets To Those Who...

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The head of a water user association meets female irrigators to discuss water requirements in ... [+] Tajikistan NEIL PALMER Economist Soumya Balasubramanya grew up in India and now her research is being used by development donors and governments in Asia and Africa to make sure programs aimed at vulnerable groups have the impact they…
Caster Semenya Can’t Defend Olympic Title Unless She Lowers Testosterone, Court Rules

Caster Semenya Can’t Defend Olympic Title Unless She Lowers Testosterone, Court...

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TOPLINE Olympic gold medalist runner Caster Semenya must lower her testosterone levels if she wants to defend her 800 meter title in Tokyo next year, a Swiss court ruled Tuesday, bringing an end to Semenya’s long legal battle against her sport’s governing body that brought controversy and heated debate to the role hormones play in…
Twitter Might Be About To Get Friendlier To Women

Twitter Might Be About To Get Friendlier To Women

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For women, participating in Twitter's public forum means being the target of misogynistic insults. A ... [+] new algorithm could change that. getty Twitter is a confusing place to hang out. Twitter is a place where we make meaningful connections and spark conversations. And it is also the haunt of the trolls. Insults are part…
These Girls In Rural Zimbabwe Are Still Learning During The Coronavirus Pandemic Thanks To Women In STEM

These Girls In Rural Zimbabwe Are Still Learning During The Coronavirus...

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Patience Mkandawire speaking at a CAMFED Association leadership summit, in Lusaka, Zambia. Anke Adams/CAMFED Patience Mkandawire, 27, grew up in Zimbabwe's rural Nkayi District and has gone on to study IT and software engineering– now she is helping girls from Nkayi do the same and to get the education resources they need during Zimbabwe's pandemic-induced…

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