Dancer

Alina Margarita Mateo | TEDxMileHigh Reset

Alina was born in Dominican Republic and was raised in New York and Miami. She is currently working on her PhD in Chemical Physics at the University of Colorado at Boulder. With salsa, bachata, and merengue being her first loves, she dances with Samba Colorado and is continuously learning African Brazilian Dance. In her down time, she is a podcaster at LatinoLabs, a science podcast made by LatinX scientists. She is passionate about dance, music, science, politics and providing her family a better life.