Joanna Young

  • BS: Astrophysics, University of British Columbia, 2008.

  • BA: Philosophy of Science, University of British Columbia, 2008.

  • MS: Geophysics, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2013.

  • PhD Student: University of Alaska Fairbanks. 

  • http://joannayoung.strikingly.com/

  • Lead instructor of Girls on Ice Alaska since 2012

  • Worked with film crews showcasing Alaska's glaciers, including an interview on CBC's The National, the German documentary Abenteuer Alaska, and the National Geographic IMAX film 'Extreme Weather.'

  • Selected for the Dec. 2016 Homeward Bound expedition, a three-week leadership and strategic program for 78 female scientists from around the world, as featured in Marie Claire and Forbes magazines.


Dr. Katherine Rawlins

  • Professor and the chair of the physics department: University of Alaska Anchorage

  • Postdoc: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • PhD: University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • BS: Yale University

  • http://salt.uaa.alaska.edu/kath/


Lois Keller Sarno-Smith


Nataliya Nosikova

  • Graduate student and tutor at National Research Nuclear University MEPhl, Moscow, Russia
  • Engineer at the Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth of the Russian Academy of Science
  • Studied at the University Centre in Svalbard, Norway
  • Specialist Degree from National Research Nuclear University MEPhl. 

Leslie Lamarche

  • Second year graduate student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Research assistant at theGeophysical Institute (Fairbanks, Alaska)
  • BS: University of New Hampshire

Christina Chu

  • PhD candidate at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Research assistant at theGeophysical Institute (Fairbanks, Alaska)
  • BS, MS: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • AS: Middle Georgia College

  • website


Renate Wackerbauer

  • Associate Professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • PhD: Max-Planck-Institute and Ludwig-Maximilian University
  • Diploma: Technical University of Munich
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