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  • Rita Laura Melgar, de pie, mientras da tutoría a estudiantes de matemáticas en la Universidad de San Francisco. Esta salvadoreña comenzará a trabajar en la NASA en junio próximo.

    La fuga de cerebros: una salvadoreña en la NASA

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    Abstract: Rita Laura Melgar is a 27 year old Salvadorean, who became a mother when she was 16. As a brilliant student, she managed herself to finish her secondary and superior studies in El Salvador. In her own country, she worked as an assistant teacher, with a US$600 salary. Six […]

  • I-Field: Borrowing and Migrating

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    This article was originally drafted by Indochina Research for the newsletter “I-Light” as part of the Rockefeller Foundation’s Searchlight Process. For more Searchlight content on, please click here. To understand the views held among the urban poor in Vietnam on a variety of topics, we undertook a survey whose results are reported below. The topics […]

  • France and Croatia in the Sexism Sweepstakes

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    A graffiti in the French city of Toulouse: Women, the patriarchal system won’t collapse all by itself. Let’s bring it down! Photo taken by the author. Clashes between France and Croatia have usually taken place on handball courts or football pitches. For International Women’s Day, I decided to see how […]