On Tuesday afternoon, Ellen Ochoa M.S. ’81 Ph.D. ’85 — the first Latinx woman in space — spoke about the career path that led her to become an astronaut. During the talk, Ochoa asked her audience to think about how scientific research could factor into their own “system[s] of understanding the world.”
On Thursday, the Stanford Historical Society and Roble resident fellows Jeffrey Ball and Becky Bull hosted a discussion on Roble’s history of equality and diversity, to celebrate the dorm’s centennial anniversary.
As the Chicana/o-Latina/o Studies department considers renaming itself Chicanx/Latinx Studies, the department hosted an open forum with the Center for Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity (CCSRE) to discuss the merits of the “x” in the term “Latinx.”
In a dimly lit office space, two white women huddle by a laptop screen littered with pictures of rotund, wide-eyed infant children, all of whom are filed under the hashtag: #mixedbabies. One child stares out from the computer screen with mouth agape, another rolls on their side, while another peeks out from under a white…
Stanford LatinA Engineers (SLAE), an organization founded within the Society of Latino Engineers (SOLE) last quarter by three female officers, is working to confront the underrepresentation of women of color involved in STEM.