Angélica Torres, Ph.D., is Senior Director of Technovation Challenge at Iridescent. Angélica applies her research background in anthropology, ecology, and psychology to create learning environments and communities that bridge corporations, pre-K-12 classrooms, and higher education. She came to know STEM as an educational concept via a NSF Graduate K-12 fellowship. She loves project management and in a previous position delivered fast-paced assignments for Wall Street and life science executives. Angélica led Technovation Challenge 2012 in NYC and now oversees global operations for Technovation Challenge. She lives in Connecticut with her husband and son.