Yilen Gómez Maqueo Chew

Yilen Gómez Maqueo Chew

Professor and Researcher at the Instituto de Astronomía at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)


Dr. Yilen Gómez Maqueo Chew is a professor and researcher at the Instituto de Astronomía at UNAM, Mexico’s National Autonomous University.

Her expertise lies in the study of stars and their planetary systems via astronomical observations. Throughout her career, she has worked relentlessly to make science a more equitable and just profession, where all people and their contributions are valued.

In 2020, she co-created #ShutDownSTEM, a global initiative aiming to eradicate racism from STEM.