Space Education Specialist
Nylah Rampersad is responsible for a range of Space Foundation educational programs that support science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) for Jr. Space Entrepreneur Program, as well as the Space Foundation Discovery Center’s public programming initiatives for students, teachers, and families.
Prior to working at the Space Foundation, 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. More recently, 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!
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.