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Amanda Baker, Ph.D.

Amanda is a scholarly publishing professional and science writer. Whether writing articles for interested kids or helping researchers publish their latest books, she has a passion for communicating the latest discoveries to curious readers from college campuses to K-12 classrooms. Her academic and professional careers have pursued a commitment to lifelong learning across the academic spectrum – including a Ph.D. from Cornell’s Department of Earth and Atmospheric Science and undergraduate majors in geology, psychology, and German at Bucknell University. She loves writing for SMORE, because every issue is a chance to tell someone else's story – from physicists to podcasters, public health experts to programmers – and introduce the readers of Smore to who they are and what they do.

Inventor and Author Arlyne Simon

Science Like A Girl: Inventor and Author Arlyne Simon

When a nurse hooks a syringe to a syringe pump, she isn’t thinking about the regulations and research it took to ensure a to save a life. When an expectant mother looks at an ultrasound, she isn’t thinking about connecting the circuits or programming the interface – she wants to see her baby.  As a …

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Nuria Oliver

Science Like A Girl: Computer Scientist and AI Expert Nuria Oliver

What would you do if you wanted to study someone’s behavior? Interview them? Maybe set up some cameras? What if you wanted to study a whole city of people instead? Or a whole country? How would you even get started? For computer scientist Dr. Nuria Oliver, taking on such unsolved problems means finding the right …

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Roselin Rosario-Meléndez

Science Like A Girl: Cosmetic Chemist Roselin Rosario-Meléndez

Dr. Roselin Rosario-Meléndez has always loved makeup, but even her younger self couldn’t have imagined that she would end up creating a best-selling lipstick as a chemist. She had never known a chemist, let alone heard of a cosmetic chemist. Being a scientist just didn’t cross her young mind. Finding her way to her career …

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Julie Freeman

Science Like A Girl: Art & Technology Lover Julie Freeman

What if the movement of far-away fish could create art in the room in front of you? What if the local rise and fall of pollution could control the flutters of a flock of mechanical butterflies? Artist Julie Freeman hasn’t just wondered these things. She’s created intricate works of art to find out. Julie’s art …

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Cybersecurity Leader Laura Deaner

Science Like A Girl: Cybersecurity Leader Laura Deaner

Laura Deaner loves computers. As the Chief Information Security Officer responsible for stopping hackers from attacking S&P Global, that’s hardly surprising. But getting to spend her days elbows deep in technology didn’t happen right away. She didn’t even get to peek inside a computer until college. Her knack for spotting weaknesses was an important start. …

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Dr Anne Madden

Science Like a Girl: Dr Anne Madden

Dr. Anne A. Madden wears many hats. Some of them are physical, like the statement hats with 3D-printed microbes she wears as science conversation starters. Some are metaphorical, like her shared roles as an industry scientist, academic researcher, and science communicator. Dr Madden in 4th grade. [Image Credit : Anne Madden] But whichever hat she …

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Danielle Feinberg

Science Like A Girl: Danielle Feinberg on Computer Science & Animation

Danielle Feinberg knows what magic feels like. As Director of Photography for Lighting for Pixar Animation Studios, she breathes life into the worlds and characters of movies like Coco, Brave, Wall E, and more. In Danielle’s life, creating magic means finding a way to be be an artist and a scientist at the same time.  …

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