Author Archives: Vanessa Rivera-Quinones

About Vanessa Rivera-Quinones

Mathematics Ph.D. with a passion for telling stories through numbers using mathematical models, data science, science communication, and education. Follow me on Twitter: @MissVRiveraQ.

Communicating Mathematics to a Broader Audience

How we communicate mathematics is an essential part of making mathematics accessible. You’ve probably experienced communicating with peers and faculty in your area of specialization, taught a few math courses, or even been involved in outreach activities with younger students.  … Continue reading

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Towards Embracing Diverse Mathematical Communities

As graduate students, we interact with a wide variety of people: local communities,  students, peers, and professors. Within these interactions, there is great diversity: different backgrounds, experiences, and cultures. I believe this is something that makes our mathematical community vibrant … Continue reading

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Staying Organized to Improve Productivity

Setting: It’s that time in your graduate career where your advisor says: “Time to start writing the first chapter of your thesis!” or “You should write a summary of all the papers you’ve read so far.” In that moment many … Continue reading

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