This is the story of Consolacion Y. Ragasa, a full professor of Chemistry and a University Fellow of De La Salle University in Manila. Dr. Ragasa is one of the most prolific scientists of the Philippines, publishing 30 or more scientific research papers per year. Her area of specialization is the chemistry of natural products. She is interested in finding the chemical constituents and bioactive compounds in indigenous Philippine plants.
The Women of Science series has real-life stories of Filipina women who excel in the fields of science, engineering, agriculture, and mathematics (STEAM). These women have the following characteristics:
- She has published scientific articles and is an internationally respected and recognized scholar.
- She has made or is making clear her contributions to her field of specialization.
- She has had a research leadership role in her university, research center, or at a national or international level.
- She is working in the Philippines.
ALEXINE: I love that this series was intended to inspire young girls. These are amazing and should be read by girls and boys of all ages.
Didith T. Rodrigo ILLUSTRATOR: Works of HeartPUBLISHER: The Bookmark, Inc. LANGUAGE: English ISBN:
978-971-569-909-9DATE PUBLISHED: 2016FORMAT: SoftcoverSIZE: