WOMEN IN STEM: DR. ISABEL HAWKINS

Dr. Isabel Hawkins is  an astronomer and educator at the Exploratorium, San Francisco and a competitive salsa dancer.   We sat down with Dr. Hawkins to find out what triggered her interest in astronomy? How did she decide to become an astronomer? What does an astronomer do and what are the practical implications of studying… Continue Reading


WOMEN IN STEM: DR. SANDRA FABER

Dr. Sandra Faber is Professor Emerita and former chair of the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC). We asked her on how women have progressed in the field of science and technology over the years. “In my field there has been a big improvement,” points out Dr. Faber.… Continue Reading