Rebecca Tiernan is a Program Associate for the Science, Engineering, and Technology Program at the American Academy. In her role, she supports her team through researching and coordinating content, meetings, and events for a variety of projects, including Challenges for International Scientific Partnerships and the Public Face of Science.
Rebecca has a background in environmental and wildlife conservation science, and received her B.S. in Natural Resources Conservation from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2016. Prior to working at the American Academy, she worked in STEM programming for student and corporate citizen science engagement and in coordinating citizen science research projects at Earthwatch Institute.