Hispanic women leading the way in STEM

AI2ES-supported graduate student Marina Vicens Miquel and fellow grad student Isabel Garcia were highlighted in an interview with KRIS 6 News (Corpus Christi, TX) for representing Hispanic women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) research. 

Both attend Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Vicens Miquel studies applications of AI to coastal flooding under advisor Dr. Antonio Medrano. 

According to the article, women comprise only 27% of the national STEM workforce, and Hispanic women represent even less. Vicens Miquel and Garcia are proud to be examples of female Hispanic engineers and are not afraid to be different. 

“If you love what you do, there is nothing that will stop you.” – Marina Vicens Miquel

Read the full article here.