Speaker Bio: Mónica Feliú-Mójer, Ph.D.

Science communication & engagement expert

Science Communication Lab, CienciaPR & Yale Ciencia Academy

Pronouns: She/her
Identities: Puerto Rican, Caribbean, Latina, scientist, science communicator, storyteller

Dr. Mónica Feliú-Mójer is a bilingual scientist-turned-communicator who taps into her training (a PhD in neurobiology), personal background, and culture (a woman from a rural working-class community in Puerto Rico) to engage historically underserved and overlooked audiences, especially to Puerto Ricans and other Spanish-speakers, with science. She has more than 16 years of experience in multimedia science communication, community engagement, media relations, science communication training, science advocacy, and diversity, equity, and inclusion. Dr. Feliú-Mójer serves as Director of Communications and Science Outreach for Ciencia Puerto Rico and Director of Inclusive Science Communication and Engagement for Science Communication Lab. She is also a Producer for Wonder Collaborative and a Director of Outreach Training for Yale Ciencia Academy. She obtained a BS in human biology at the University of Puerto Rico in Bayamón and a PhD in neurobiology at Harvard University.