Amy D’Amico works at the Smithsonian Science Education Center as the Division Director of Professional Services. She oversees Professional Development and Leadership Development initiatives.
Juan Carlos Andrade is the project manager at the Mexico City-based nonprofit INNOVEC, which promotes and applies inquiry-based science education programs in Mexican elementary and middle schools.
Katherine Pedersen Blanchard works in the Professional Services division of the Smithsonian Science Education Center where she manages and supports a variety of programs.
Pete Marra is a conservation scientist at the Smithsonian National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute. He studies the ecology, migratory patterns and decline of birds across the Western Hemisphere. Pete also heads the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center (SMBC).
Carlos Jaramillo studies patterns of plant diversity and investigates their relations to climate change. As a paleobotanist (someone who studies ancient plants) at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, his research focuses on the evolution of tropical landscapes and its biota throughout geological history.