Ariel Waldman is the Founder of Spacehack.org, a directory of ways to participate in space exploration, and the global instigator of Science Hack Day, an event that brings together scientists, technologists, designers and people with good ideas to see what they can create in one weekend.
Ariel is currently an appointed National Academy of Sciences committee member of a congressionally-requested study on the future of human spaceflight, she also sits on the external council for NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts, a program that nurtures radical, sci-fi-esque ideas that could transform future NASA missions.
Her work with Science Hack Day has taken her to Colombia, China, Kenya, Madagascar and South Africa to help grow budding science enthusiast communities.
In 2013, Ariel received an honour from the White House for being a Champion of Change in citizen science.
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