Brigitta Rongstad

Education & Outreach Associate, We Are Water Program Developer

Brigitta Rongstad

Biography

Brigitta is a program developer for the We are Water project. She has a background in paleoclimate and paleoceanography and is passionate about making science accessible to everyone. She earned a BS in geology and geography from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a PhD in geological sciences from the University of Colorado Boulder. As a graduate student, she became obsessed with finding tangible, hands-on ways of teaching people about the kinds of climate data that can be obtained from marine sediment cores and other sedimentary archives, and that obsession led to her interest in science education and outreach.

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