• Owning your Assets & Digital Identity VIRTUAL WORKSHOP

    November 6, 2019
    Research2Share is a national, highly interactive webinar series that focuses on disseminating research in meaningful ways and for public audiences. My seminar provided attendees with tangible skills for strategically identifying which digital tools align with their academic goals.
      Researc2Share Training Program for Under Represented & Ethnic Minority (UREM) Faculty
      Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs- American Psychological Association.
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  • Moving Beyond the Machismo: Expanding the Lens Of Latino Gender Identity in Sexual Health Research

    September 18, 2019
    Much of the research examining Latino sexual health draws upon stereotypic frameworks of machismo, an American defined framework of sexuality. This talk focused on stereotypes of Latino masculinity and its influence sexual health research processes. I discussed research exploring college Latinos' varied sexual health experiences and their application to cultural frameworks of masculinity .
      University of Florida Department of Family, Youth & Community Science. Gainesville, FL.
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  • Introduction to Qualitative Methods In Global Health Research

    June 28- 30, 2019
    This workshop provided Fogarty Global Health Scholars with an overview of qualitative methodology. We discuss when to use qualitative methods, how to define a study sample, and the difference between qualitative and quantitative research methods. We also engaged in coding and analyzing qualitative data by hand, and we covered some of the different computer applications available for data analysis
    National Institutes for Health- Fogarty Center.
    Bethesda, MD.


  • Culturally Responsive Engagement with Students in MiamI's Resource Limited Schools

    May 18, 2019
    This workshop focused on the socio historical realities that shape the experiences of children living in Miami's resource limited communities. The influence of systemic racism on social, political and educational systems teachers must engage children in was explored via interactive exercises.
      Affirming Youth Faculty Professional Development Workshop.
    • Miami, FL
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  • Excellence in Multicultural Psychology Research, Teaching & Advocacy Award

    January 17, 2019
    I was awarded the Mid Career Shining Star Award for my demonstrated a commitment to multicultural research, teaching, and advocacy. The ceremony for this award was held during the APA's National Multicultural Conference and Summit.
      American Psychological Association National Multicultural Summit
      Denver, CO.
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  • Beasts of Burden: The Animalization Of Black Women's Bodies in Sexual Health Research

    November 16, 2018
    Using a Reproductive Justice lens, this lecture highlights ways in which Black women’s bodies have been dehumanized across sexual health research contexts. Drawing upon the literature examining the use of animals for research, breeding, show, and sport, the ways these actions have been applied to perceptions of Black women’s sexual health outcomes was discussed.