Aleida Rueda

Aleida Rueda


Aleida Rueda is a freelance journalist for SciDev.Net.

She graduated in Journalism and Latin American Studies from the National University of Mexico (UNAM) and holds a master degree in Journalism for News Agencies from the University Rey Juan Carlos, in Spain, which included an internship at EFE Agency in Cairo. She also did a Diploma Course on Journalism for Developing Countries at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, in New Delhi.

Aleida writes about science since 2004. She tries to combine her work as a science writer at the Institute of Physics, UNAM, with freelancing collaborations that include writing articles for local magazines and for the global platform: SciDev.Net and reporting for TV (Simbiosis) and radio (Hábitat Ciencia).

Three of her stories have won national awards of journalism on sustainability. She is the vice president of the Mexican Network of Science Journalists and in 2017 she was part of the Program Committee of the World Conference of Science Journalists, held in San Francisco.

Contact Details:; @lolacometa
Location: Mexico City (Mexico).
Languages Spoken: Spanish, English.
Areas of Interests: Health, environment.
Job Title: Freelance journalist