I am passionate about
ActionsI am devoted to changing the way Science is taught in Spain and I am
effecting this change through my own social project, Escuelab. Since we
created it in 2013, our projects have reached over 1,700 direct and more than
16,500 indirect beneficiaries.
Our focus is to address the lack of opportunities for Spanish children from
underprivileged backgrounds to receive a quality, experiential scientific
education, together with the increasing disconnection between researchers and
society in Spain, which results in a worrisome decrease in scientific
To tackle this issue, we have already designed and tested educational
materials to implement in workshops at schools for students aged 5-15. These
materials are endorsed by researchers and educational experts and are already
being used in the classroom. We have also organized a summer day camp that
has served as successful pilot for the new activities we will launch in the
summer of 2016.