Media and Messaging
SciComm writer focused on returning optimism to science and science fiction. Creator of several comics designed to promote skepticism, scientific wonder, and a dedication to accurate science in literature. Computer Engineer.
Teresa recently received her Ph.D. from the UW Pharmacology Department and now works in graduate student affairs and science communication. She's passionate about effective science education, advocacy and communication. She is one of the rare hockey fans who lives in Seattle, and enjoys her bourbon neat.
Diversity and Community
Jenn Pang aims to bring previously marginalized voices to the center of the March for Science movement and bridge the divide between communities and the scientists that ultimately serve them. Jenn graduated with a PhD in molecular biology in 2010 and currently works at Bellevue College..
Liz is a mother, biologist, and an educator at the University of Washington. A life-long educator, Liz is passionate about education and works towards improving educational equity in large classroom settings. Her experience managing classrooms with over 800 students makes her uniquely qualified to manage our small army of volunteers.
Olga Sharapova has PhD in biochemistry with over 10 years of experience in protein engineering field. Now Olga is working as a Scientist at the biotech company Alder Biopharmaceuticals. Over the last two years she’s become passionate about science popularization and that is why she started Seattle Science Slam, a TED-like event where scientists present their research to the general public.
Aaron completed his PhD in Materials Science and Engineering in 2015 at the University of Washington. He's taught kindergarten to graduate-level science courses and considers access to quality science education essential to our future. Aaron is marching to help affirm science as a vital feature of a working democracy. He hopes to make this movement long-term and get more young people excited and involved in scientific endeavors.