Mabony Sanchez is studying a master’s degree in Physical Sciences at (UTP)- Technological University of Panama. She is currently the National Point of Contact of Panama in SGAC and is also a member of the National Committee of Astronomy Teaching (NAEC), Mabony herself is a high school Physics teacher. Through SGAC and NAEC, she has had the opportunity to work on teaching and disseminating astronomy in schools and space sciences, such as the use of CanSat as a pedagogical tool, cooperation with the Panamanian Space Science Olympics, participation in events of 100 hours of astronomy of the IAU, Jury of Space Apps Challenge in Panama, advisor in the competition of CanSat with the National Institute of Space Research of Brazil – INPE.
She recently was selected by the National Secretariat of Science and Technology as a researcher and is working on the development of electrodes created from biomass for sodium ion batteries. Mabony is passionate about Physical Sciences, Space Sciences and Renewable Energies and the great benefits they provide to society.