Meet Dr. Aaron Andalman
Dr. Aaron Andalman is a computational neuroscientist turned entrepreneur who has a deep understanding of both biological and artificial neural networks. He is currently the Chief Science Officer and co-founder at Cognitiv, a company that helps marketers place advertisements using artificial intelligence algorithms.
Meet Danni Washington
Danni Washington is a TV personality and science communicator who is also the first African American woman to host her own science TV show, Xploration Nature Knows Best. As an avid ocean advocate, she co-founded Big Blue & You, a non-profit dedicated to promoting ocean conservation through arts and media. Click below to learn more about how Danni uses her creative outlets to empower the next generation.
Meet Dr. Nicole Hindman
Dr. Nicole Hindman is a diagnostic academic radiologist at New York University (NYU). As an academic radiologist, Dr. Hindman gives talks at national meetings, publishes papers, and works with residents as well as medical students to solve clinical puzzles. Click below to learn more about what it takes to practice radiology and about the medical field in general.
Meet Dr. Cinda Scott
Dr. Cinda Scott is a marine biologist currently working in Bocas Del Toro, Panama, where she leads a study abroad program, taking students out snorkeling among mangroves or hiking through lush rainforests to conduct hands-on studies. In addition to conserving biodiversity, Dr. Scott also strives to increase diversity in the ocean sciences and to build equity within the field.
Meet Dr. Samit Dasgupta
Dr. Samit Dasgupta is a professor of mathematics studying algebraic number theory at Duke University. He has been passionate about number theory from a young age, placing fourth in the 1995 Westinghouse Science Talent Search with a project on Schinzel’s Hypothesis. Click below to learn about what it is like to be a math professor, sharing the beauty of mathematics with the next generation of bright minds.
Meet Dr. Kandis Boyd
Dr. Kandis Boyd is a weather-enthusiast. Having a strong background in meteorology, she is currently working at the National Science Foundation. Click below to learn about how Dr. Boyd helps to improve the forecast in her previous role as the Acting Director of the Weather Program Office at NOAA.
Meet Dr. Craig Packer
Dr. Craig Packer is a Professor of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior at the University of Minnesota. As the founder and director of The Lion Center, he is considered one of the world’s foremost experts on African lions. Click below to take a quick trip to the Serengeti and learn about this incredible feline.
Meet Dr. Korie Grayson
Dr. Korie Grayson received her Ph.D. in biomedical engineering and is now a postdoc research fellow at the University of Michigan. Click below to learn more about her unique science journey and how she uses #TeamKorie to advocate for minorities in STEM.
Meet Ms. Beth Weinstein
Ms. Beth Weinstein is an Observatory Manager at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Click below to learn about her experience working on the Earth Science satellite mission PACE and how her career has evolved over her 19 years at NASA.
Meet Mr. Shuai Liu
Shuai is a software engineer at Blizzard Entertainment, a leading developer in the video game industry, producing games such as the Overwatch and Diablo series. Click below to learn about Shuai’s experience working in many aspects of game development.
Meet Dr. Kate Tully
Dr. Tully is a Professor of Agroecology at the University of Maryland. Click below to learn about how one experience abroad led her into the field of agroecology, where scientists look at global agriculture systems through the lens of ecology.