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2023: University of Minnesota: Health Disparities and BME Career Paths, BME Department Symposium on Diversity and Inclusion (03.2023), Keynote Speaker

2021: University of Southern California and Rutgers University joint SACNAS Panel: Graduate School and Professional Training, 10.2021 (Virtual)

2020: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Alumni Association (Invited Panelist): Path to the Professorship, Strategies for Research Funding, 11.2020 (Virtual)

2020: Reilly Douglass Engineering Living-Learning Community (Reilly DELLC@ Rutgers) Career Paths in Biomedical Engineering: Microfluidics to Retinal Regeneration, 10.2020 (Virtual)


2020: Rutgers University, Interdisciplinary Job Opportunities for Biomedical Scientists (iJOBS): Women in Academic Biology 09.2020 (Virtual)

2020: University of Virginia, Graduate Student Council of Biomedical Engineering: Career Paths in Engineering: Avoiding Traps and Pitfalls 11.2020 (Virtual)


2020: Rutgers Biomedical Engineering Student Society (BESS): The Eye in Biomedical Engineering Research: A Window into the Brain 

2019: SACNAS Rutgers Chapter (Society for the Advancement of Chicanos /Hispanics and Native Americans in Science) Engineering careers from math to space and Biomedical Engineering


2018: Rutgers Biomedical Engineering Student Society (BESS): Microfluidics and The Eye in BME Research


2016: American Institute of Chemical Engineering (AIChE) CCNY Student Chapter: The Visual System from an Engineer’s Perspective (2016)


2015: National Society for Black Engineers (NSBE) CCNY Student Chapter: Life Balance in Engineering Careers


2010: Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) (National Conference, Phoenix, AZ) Latinas in Engineering-Being the one and only but working for change


2009: New York HS Science and Engineering Fair, Keynote Speaker


2007: Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honor Society, CCNY), Industry or Graduate School?


2005: CUNY Hispanic Leadership Conference, Finding and Being a Role Model


2003: Society of Women Engineers (SWE): Females in leadership


2020: Rutgers University, Women in Biology Panel: How to manage a successful research laboratory (New Brunswick, NJ)

2019:  Fairleigh Dickinson University (Madison, NJ) Inaugural Meeting of the FDU Women in Science  Women at the Eye and STEM of Society, Keynote Speaker

2018: CUNY Women in Science, Mentor and Be Mentored

2017:  Microfluidics Gordon Research Conference Power Hour (Lucca, Italy), Challenges to the Professional Growth of Women in STEM Communities

2017: BCC Hidden Figures: Women in STEM Luncheon,  Bronx Community College. Role Models for Women in Engineering

2016: Professional Opportunities for Women: CUNY Graduate Center Women in Science and Engineering (New York, NY)

2014:  Advancing Women in Science: Queensboro Community College Female Voices in Engineering (Queens, NY)

2013:  STEM and the Elusive Role Model: Univision Channel 41,Links to an external site. March 6, 2013 (New York, NY) Starts at 18:15min.

2013:  Science Advancements: Hunter College STEM is not a Boys Club   (NY)

2011: New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS): Finding Career-Family Balance in Academia (NY)


2011: CUNY Graduate Lecture Series: The Science of Female Negotiation (NY)

2010: Queens Lecture Series for Professional Women: Negotiating Successful Academic Careers: A Woman’s Perspective (Queens, NY)


2007:  Community Lecture Series: Engineering Careers for Women LaGuardia Community College  (Queens, NY)


2006: Dominican Studies Institute Inaugural Symposium: !Dominicanas Al Frente! (NY)

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