Camilo Rebelo is an award-winning Portuguese architect. After completing his studies at the Porto School of Architecture, Rebelo went on to teach at many institutions worldwide. His hundreds of projects explore the connected relationship between urban architecture and protected natural landscapes. His work has been recognized around the globe and in the documentary series, TheContinue reading

Dr. Nadine Caron is a general surgeon, researcher, and professor at the University of British Columbia. A mother and outdoor-enthusiast, Dr. Caron is also the first female First Nations general surgeon in Canada. Her current work centers around advocating for Indigenous populations and addressing inequity in healthcare.  Interview With Dr. Nadine Caron Dr. Nadine CaronContinue reading

Sam Wen is an engineer and entrepreneur turned investor. After studying electrical engineering in college, he co-founded Block (formerly known as Square), where he built apps, hardware, and infrastructure to empower commerce. Today, he is a venture partner at Green Visor Capital, a venture capital firm that invests in financial technology companies at early stages.Continue reading

Meet Dr. Ani Manichaikul Dr. Ani Manichaikul is an associate professor in the Center for Public Health Genomics at the University of Virginia. She uses her training in biostatistics to identify regions of the genome and certain DNA variants that would predispose people to disease risk. In particular, Dr. Manichaikul works to improve genetic riskContinue reading

Meet Dr. Jason Ernst Dr. Jason Ernst is an Associate Professor of Biological Chemistry, Computer Science, and Computational Medicine at UCLA. His research group’s interdisciplinary work focuses on using computational methods for understanding the human genome and interpreting epigenomic data. Interview With Dr. Jason Ernst Dr. Jason Ernst is an Associate Professor of Biological Chemistry,Continue reading

Meet Dr. Colleen Wilson-Hodge Dr. Colleen Wilson-Hodge is an astrophysicist at the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. She is the principal investigator of the Fermi Gamma Ray Burst Monitor, an instrument that detects gamma ray bursts, which are powerful explosions in the universe. Interview With Dr. Colleen Wilson-Hodge Dr. Colleen Wilson-Hodge isContinue reading

Meet Dr. Maria Makarova Dr. Maria Makarova is the Founder and President of Mentoralia, a nonprofit organization in Mexico that teaches girls how to code and design mobile apps. She also runs a local chapter of Technovation Girls, an international program for young girls to apply computer science to solving social issues.   Interview With Dr.Continue reading

Meet Deanna Hood Deanna Hood is an Aussie electrical engineer whose work focuses on humanitarian applications of engineering and robotics, with projects spanning accessibility, education and healthcare. She currently collaborates with surgeons on the Ligō “skin-printing robot,” an application of 3D bioprinting in a medical device that will be used to treat burns patients. InterviewContinue reading

Meet Dr. Lauren Jozwiak Dr. Lauren Jozwiak is a planetary volcanologist at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) studying lava and magma interactions of various planets in the solar system. Dr. Jozwiak is a co-investigator of the VERITAS mission, where she will use radar to study volcanism on Venus. Interview With Dr. Lauren JozwiakContinue reading

Meet Kyle Retterer Kyle Retterer is the Chief Technology Officer at GeneDx, a genetic diagnostics company. Retterer has been with GeneDx for 11 years and has helped build the technological platform that enables geneticists to go from sequencing individual genes to performing whole genome sequencing. Interview With Kyle Retterer Kyle Retterer is the Chief TechnologyContinue reading