Yesica Balderrama is a multimedia journalist and writer based in New York City. Her work has appeared on WNYC, NPR, Latino USA, and others. Her writing was recently published in PEN America’s DREAMing Out Loud Anthology.  Twitter: @yes_xochitica

All Stories by Yesica Balderrama

June 1, 2021

Ban opens door to education, conversation and healing

Washington state Rep. Debra Lekanoff talks about banning Native mascots in schools, the importance of bringing Native and American communities together, and educating others about Native American culture.

March 3, 2021

From bots to helpers: Robotics fill roles in everyday life

There are more than 1,000 robotics organizations in California alone, making advances in the areas of security, farming, healthcare, and warehouse automation. Andra Kaey, founder of Women in Robotics and the managing director of Silicon Valley Robotics, shares her expertise.