Summer Ash is the Director of Outreach for Columbia University’s Department of Astronomy. Having been both a rocket scientist and a radio astronomer, she’s now harnessing her powers for science communication and smashing the patriarchy, especially in STEM fields. She is the "In-House Astrophysicist" for The Rachel Maddow Show and has written for The Atlantic, Smithsonian, Scientific American, Slate, and Nautilus Magazine. She tweets as @Summer_Ash and is also one-half of @Startorialist and one-quarter of @AstroOnTapNYC.
Columbia Astro outreach: http://outreach.astro.columbia.edu/