New Pioneers

Kellie Gerardi
New Pioneers

The 8-bit viral game designer pixelating Black women's experiences

“Video games are my medium for affecting change because it's naturally kind of how I talk.”

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Janice Chen is building the future with biology

The Mammoth Biosciences co-founder talks about her favorite failure, how chess has helped her career, and what to expect from her company in the coming year.

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A Brooks biomechanist predicts the scientific future of running shoes

Matt Trudeau talks about the field of biomechanics and how running will become more personalized over the next decade.

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Neil Ferrier is on a mission to eliminate fast design

“Mediocrity is not acceptable.”

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“New kinds of contact”: A DeafBlind poet’s push for a radical language of touch

Award-winning poet and educator John Lee Clark is building a more connected world.

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Meet Darrion Nguyen, the Bill Nye of millennials

The 25-year-old research technician is breaking the mold from within the lab.

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Kellie Gerardi might be the first social media star in space

The intergalactic influencer and commercial space professional is ready to go into orbit.

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Nadya Peek creates machines that can make (almost) anything

“If I want something to happen, I’ll just sit down and make it work, no matter what.”

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Juli Lawless knows no bounds

At Made In Space, she’s changing the game of aerospace technology.

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Sarah McAnulty has a tentacle in every pot

"I just went in guns blazing, like, 'I'm Sarah McAnulty, I love squid.' These other people applying may be older, but I know what I want."