Dr Paulina Carmona Mora
Research Scientist, University of California, Davis/ Global Young Academy
Paulina Carmona-Mora, PhD, Research Scientist, Department of Neurology/MIND Institute, University of California-Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA. Member of the Global Young Academy. Biochemist (Chile) and PhD in Medical Sciences (Australia) working on gene regulation in human disease. Currently studying gene profiles after stroke that can support a prompt, easy and accurate diagnosis at the point of care. She is a mentor for under-represented scientists. She volunteered for Ekpa’palek for five years, a non-profit organization dedicated to the empowerment of Latin American students, where she served as representative for North and Central America and for the UN-Youth Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). She coleads the Science Diplomacy in the Americas group at the Global Young Academy, and the inaugural Science Leadership program for Latin America and the Caribbean.
11:30-13:00 7 December
Thematic session I./c Building bridges for early career scientists: global experiences on impactful leadership training and networking
Insights and lessons from the 1st Science Leadership Program of Latin America and the Caribean. Why the context and representation of those who organized and created the program matter? Why the eligibility criteria has to adapt to a regional context? How the context contributes to the succes of such initiative?