Dr. Daisy Rosas Vargas

Dr. Daisy Rosas Vargas identifies as first generation indigenous (Mexica) and Latine born in what is called the United States. She is a chemist, science communicator and educator who enjoys sharing the wonders of chemistry and science with the future generation. She uses her voice to represent and advocate for the underrepresented students in the classroom or in college. Her current focus is making science accessible and relatable through projects like ‘Chemists in the Kitchen’ with the National Academy of Sciences, ‘Drawing with Dr. Daisy’ with the Museum of the Earth in Ithaca, NY, and ‘REAL Chem’ with Arizona State University and Carnegie Mellon University. Daisy wants to open doors to those behind her so their career journey is more attainable and welcoming.