Selected by the CNET en Español editorial staff, the list is comprised of professionals in STEM or creative fields that meet the following criteria: born in Spain or Latin America, or in the U.S. of Hispanic origin; working in the U.S. or at a company with operations in the country; and those who are in senior positions and involved in the decision-making processes or play key creative roles in the technology space. Continue reading CNET en Español Honors the Top 20 Most Influential Latinos in Technology
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers changes lives by empowering the Hispanic community to realize its fullest potential and to impact the world through STEM awareness, access, support and development.
Continue reading Looking to Make a Difference? SHPE is Looking for YOU!
By Erin Fox
As you begin to investigate what major you should pursue, you might find yourself drawn to a STEM major. STEM majors are diverse, challenging, and offer a wide array of opportunities. From to biochemists to ocean engineers and meteorologists to applied mathematicians, colleges are preparing students in these programs for future work in exciting careers.
Continue reading 5 Reasons to Consider a STEM Major
Adriana Ocampo, PhD, is the Science Program Manager at NASA headquarters. Take a look at NASA’s Q&A with the accomplished engineer.
Continue reading Taking Engineering to a New Level—Q&A with NASA engineer Adriana Ocampo
STEM—science, technology, engineering, and math—skills have become increasingly valuable, and careers in STEM are among the fastest-growing and highest-paying. Yet Latinas only account for 3 percent of the industry. Meet two young professionals who are making their mark in their STEM careers, leading the way for other Latinas to enter into these much-needed, highly paid fields. Continue reading Young Professionals are Shaking Things Up in STEM
Farmworker’s days are long, their work is tedious and sometimes weather conditions turn the job into a dangerous one. Continue reading Kern County native creates app meant to protect farmworkers from heat-related illness
Twitter met or surpassed many of the diversity and inclusion goals it set for itself for 2017, the company announced today. Twitter is now 38.4 percent female, compared to 37 percent in 2016. Continue reading Twitter is now specifically focusing on increasing black, Latinx and female representation
By Carol Zabin and Robert Collier
As California policymakers speed up the state’s switch to renewable energy, a key question is this: Do the much-touted new green jobs actually go to a diverse cross-section of the state’s workforce, or are disadvantaged communities left out?
By Catalina Gonella
While hiking the hills of Kenya and coming across “amazing spiders” and other creatures, Stephen Baca rediscovered his childhood love for bugs. Sitting around a campfire later one night, he decided to concentrate his studies on just that.
Continue reading This Scientist Made a Major Discovery By ‘Playing’ With Bugs
The concept of environmental sustainability isn’t new. With the risk of sounding like a broken record, sustainability is simply using resources available to our benefit while making sure there will still be enough for the future generations. Being truly sustainable means ensuring development, while also maintaining biological diversity and preserving the balance of the ecosystem by moving toward using renewable sources of energy in all walks of life. Continue reading Move Toward Environmental Sustainability with These 10 Inventions