INTEC teacher receives Medal of Merit of Dominican Women 2020
The doctor and scientific researcher, Agripina Ramirez Sánchez, was decorated by the President of the Republic, Danilo Medina, along with thirteen outstanding Dominican women on the occasion of the commemoration of International Women's Day
Santo Domingo. -The Dr. Agripina Ramírez, teaching of the Degree in Biotechnology of Area of Basic and Environmental Sciences of Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC) and current Director of the Institute of Innovation in Biotechnology and Industry (IIBI), received the Medal of Merit for Women 2020, which grants the Executive power, for his contributions as a science professional.
Ramírez Sánchez was trained as a scientific researcher at the University of Murcia, Spain, where she completed a master's degree in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, and later a doctorate in Biodiversity and Environmental Management, obtaining the highest outstanding qualification and the Cum Laude mention.
She is also a member of the Analytical Network of Latin America and the Caribbean (RALACA), and as a researcher she has been responsible for five research projects obtained in competitive public calls, by the National Fund for Innovation and Scientific and Technological Development (FONDOCYT) and for the international funds of the Ibero-American Program of Science and Technology for Development (CYTED) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
In the act they were also award-winning meritorious women in different lines and disciplines, among them, the playwright Germana Quintana, in Arts; Priscilla Rivera Brens, captain of the National Volleyball Team, the Queens of the Caribbean, Sports line; Y Lourdes Ventura, leading professional of the diaspora.
Likewise, Tamarah Santana, Community service; Gianni Paulino, Philanthropy; Illuminated Virgin Conception, Rural Teacher; Maria Altagracia Tejada, Rural Woman; Rosa María (Mery) Kasse Soto, Political participation; Rhadys Iris Abreu and Mercedes Lora Beltrán, Legal Professionals; colonel Ana Matos Happy, Military Professional and Patricia de Moya, Business Professional.