Education Program Manager
Nylah Rampersad is responsible for the development and implementation of Space Foundation’s education outreach and community engagement programs including Space in the Community, Audience with an Astronaut, student participation at Space Symposium, as well as supporting Space Foundation Discovery Center’s public programming initiatives for students, teachers, and families.
Prior to working at Space Foundation, Nylah created Science with Nylah, a business designed to support homeschooling families with teaching any/all science topics for Pre-K-8th through hands-on and minds-on activities brought directly to their home from Nylah’s trunk. Before that, Nylah was an Early Childhood Education Specialist at the Orlando Science Center, responsible for the development and implementation of several early childhood programs designed for onsite families, outreach communities, and preschool educators to inspire science learning for life while increasing STEM literacy and engagement.
Nylah received her undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Central Florida and her graduate degree in Science Communication and Public Engagement from The University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland.