Office for the Advancement of Women in Science and Gender Equality
Dr. Amber Straughn is an Astrophysicist at NASA,s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD and is the Deputy
Project Scientist for JWST Science Communications. Amber is a member of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope
science team, and is interested in answering questions about our universe that relate to how galaxies change over
time, including how they form their stars and black holes. Amber is passionate about science communication and has
appeared on CBS 60 Minutes, PBS NOVA, The Discovery Channel, The Science Channel, NatGeo, and others
It is aimed at women in the middle of their PhD (third year and up) and Postdocs at the Weizmann Institute of Science.
It will deal with tolls for career development.