Workshop Presenter

Dianna Cowern is the creator of the award-winning YouTube channel Physics Girl, an educational series with PBS Digital Studios. She has reached over one million subscribers with 130+ videos. Through Physics Girl, public talks, and private workshops for teachers across the nation, Dianna explains exciting science topics, inspires kids—especially young girls—to pursue an interest in science, and rallies the general public to think critically through the wonder of science. This Hawaii-raised MIT physics alumna completed a post-baccalaureate fellowship in astrophysics at Harvard, then worked as a software engineer at General Electric, and as UCSD’s physics outreach coordinator. Physics Girl has been featured on the Huffington Post, Slate Magazine, Scientific American blogs, and Popular Science.