Ulyana Horodyskyj Peña

Ulyana Horodyskyj Peña is a geologist/glaciologist/climate change expert with extensive experience in science communication, as well as previous experience as a research associate with the Alaska Climate Research Center (University of Alaska Fairbanks) and visiting assistant professor in the environmental program with Colorado College. Ulyana received her Masters from Brown University, PhD from CU Boulder, and completed a post-doc with the National Snow and Ice Data Center. In 2013/14, she was the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship and lived abroad in Nepal for 10 months, finishing her PhD and launching a citizen science program called The Sherpa-Scientist Initiative. When not at work, you can find Ulyana out in the mountains of Colorado with her husband, climbing the state's highest peaks.