Engineering

Three Latina's standing out in STEM

Manuela was inspired by former Latinx astronauts and engineers, Minerva grew up valuing education from sharing her academic experiences with her sisters, and Pamela’s interest and appreciation for her naturalist father crafted her passion for biological sciences. Manuela Murillo Sanchez, Minerva Cordero, and Pamela Padilla have all grown up with different inspirations that fueled their affinity to STEM and each woman has become successful in their own paths.  In The Dallas Morning News, these pioneers share their professional and academic paths as well as how their childhood impacted their career decisions. Click the link below to learn their stories and the advice they have for Latinx students interested in STEM.