Adriana has participated in training the next generation of scientists in science policy and advocacy.
Selected training contributions:
- Emory University: Member of the Graduate Research Interdisciplinary Team of Scholars (GRITS) Planning Committee, committed to fostering interdisciplinary discussion across graduate programs.
- Participated in quarterly meetings with the Postdoctoral Studies Committee to learn about postdoctoral policies at the university.
- Co-founded the Career Research Advancement Focused Training (CRAFT) seminar series, including science policy talks.
- University of California: Served as internship program coordinator for the FGR Legislative Internship Program, which offers students from across the UC system an opportunity to see firsthand how Congress operates and how UC interacts with the executive and legislative branches of the U.S. government.
- STEM Advocacy Institute: Started policy lab focused on undergraduate science policy training, and organized workshop on Expanding Pathways into the Science Policy Workforce.
- Advancing Research Impact in Society: Working on project to develop the next generation workforce through science policy as a bridge between science and society.
- Other programs:
- Designing the concept for the Scientific Solutions for Society Certificate Program as part of ASU’s Future Substance of STEM Education project, sponsored by NSF.
- Designing and executing the Science Policy and Advocacy Certificate Program for STEM Scientists for UC Irvine’s GPS-STEM Program.