Kate Under GLAS

Kate is smiling. She has medium length brown hair and is wearing a blue Yerkes Observatory fleece.
Title or Position: 
President of GLAS Education
Level of Students: 
Middle and high school
About Yourself: 
Kate Meredith is the former Director of Yerkes Education Outreach (YEO) at the temporarily closed, Yerkes Observatory. She is passionate about making astronomy and STEAM accessible to everyone, regardless of ability or background, and keeping the Geneva Lakes community engaged in former YEO programs. She brings two key former YEO programs with her to GLAS Education: Innovators Developing Accessible Tools for Astronomy (IDATA) and McQuown Scholars (high school astronomy research and STEM project). Kate is the lead educator for the IDATA project,  a software development grant to develop accessible astronomy image processing software. Recently recognized by the Geneva Lake branch of the American Association of University Women for her leadership in astronomy education, she is very excited to share her passion and experience with others through the future efforts of GLAS.

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