2023 Planning Committee

Ivel Gontan


Ivel Gontan

Informal STEM Educator




Ana Maria Porras 

Assistant Professor, J. Pruitt Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida




Katharine McDuffie 

Program Director, URI Metcalf Institute





Sunshine Menezes

Executive Director, URI Metcalf Institute




Alex Moore



Alex Moore 

Assistant Professor,
University of British Columbia




Mohamed Yakub

SciLine, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)




Sara K. Yeo

Associate Professor, Department of Communication, University of Utah



Michael Bare


Michael Bare

Director of Communications, Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice (CURYJ)



We gratefully acknowledge the additional contributions of:
Qisi Yao, URI Nutrition and Food Sciences

*Proposal reviewers