Happy Teachers’ Day

Today, the 5th of October, is the World Teachers’ Day. In Italy, where I live and teach science, we don’t usually celebrate this occasion. The first time I heard about Teachers’ Day, I was teaching in a language high school and the Russian teacher proposed to celebrate the day. Students wrote poems and stories aboutContinue reading “Happy Teachers’ Day”

Women in STEM: Teressa

My 38th guest is Teressa Alexander, a passionate graduate student in Plant Science from Trinidad. Hi @Teressamelca! First of all would you like to tell us something about you? My name is Teressa Alexander and I’m a Trinidadian graduate student pursuing a PhD in Plant Science at the University of the West Indies, Trinidad. IContinue reading “Women in STEM: Teressa”

Women in STEM: Vira

My 33rd guest is Vira, an Ukranian woman, who is about to finish her PhD and is involved in making the STEM fields more inclusive. Hi @ViraIefremova! First of all would you like to tell us something about you? My name is Vira, originally I’m from Ukraine, but the last 6 years I’m living andContinue reading “Women in STEM: Vira”