Growing up poor in Bogotá, Colombia, Nelly Nelson knows firsthand about the “haves” and “have-nots.” That’s a driving force behind her desire to help the less fortunate as the family and consumer sciences agent for UF/IFAS Extension ... READ MORE
Katia Viana Xavier holds a special place among growers in the Everglades Agriculture Area (EAA) as a researcher fighting plant diseases at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS).
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VERO BEACH, Fla. – For decades, females have been at the forefront of careers in science, technology and mathematics (STEM). They generate scientific breakthroughs and inspire innovation in a variety of careers across the globe.
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BELLE GLADE, Fla – Throughout history, women have played a key role in humanity's scientific advancements. As mentors, innovators and thought leaders, women in science have inspired and empowered countries, communities, women and young girls ... READ MORE