Latinos in science and engineering unite to mentor, steer students into STEM

Maria Pizarro, executive vice president research and development of TriReme Medical — an organization which makes minimally invasive medical devices to treat diseases vascular diseases, says she might have never risen through the ranks in her career if it wasn’t for MAES: Latinos in Science and Engineering – a national non-profit which promotes excellence in education and leadership among Latino engineers and scientists.

The El Paso native says MAES encouraged her to get her first job in engineering when there were very few females in the field.

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