Changing the face of STEM from Latin America to NASA – featuring Sandra Cauffman

May 1, 2017


This podcast interview with  Sandra Cauffman – Deputy Director of Earth Sciences at NASA,  is part of the UN Girls’ Education Initiative’s #STEMtheGap series, promoting and profiling women and girls in STEM globally.

Sandra Cauffman holds a 29 year career with NASA – formerly Deputy Director for MAVEN and also the former Deputy Systems Director for GOES-R., Sandra is now the current Deputy Director at the Earth Science Division at NASA.

In this podcast, Sandra shares with UNGEI her experience being a minority woman in STEM and why she returns to latin America and her native home of Costa Rica, to promote STEM education.



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Alexis Stergakis (@lexistergakis) is the Advocacy and Communications Lead Consultant for the Secretariat for the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI).

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