Lisette Torres

Lisette E. Torres is a trained scientist and disabled scholar-activist whose work focuses on addressing racial and gender inequity and disability in science. She is a team member for two undergraduate science initiatives dedicated to the academic success of underrepresented students at Nebraska Wesleyan University – the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Program and the S-STEM Program. Lisette is also an active member of Science for the People, a co-founder/executive committee member of the National Coalition for Latinxs with Disabilities (CNLD), and an advisory board member of the Invisible Disability Project (IDP). You can follow her on Twitter – @LisetteETorres3.