In The News:
- "Does the ST in STEM Stand for Star Trek? How Art Inspires Scientific Curiosity" - Engility Blog (August 2018)
- "This Must be the Space" - RealScientists Interview (June 2018)
- "Finding Female STEM Mentors in Star Trek" - Women at Warp (October 2017)
- "The Science of Sci-Fi and Fictional Mentors" - SyFy Wire (August 2017)
- "When... Science Meets Science Fiction It Packs the House" - Smithsonian Magazine (June 2017)
- "If We Live in a Multiverse, Where Are These Worlds Hiding?" - Live Science (June 2017)
- "Scientists say it’s time they got serious about politics" - McClatchy DC (March 2017)
- "'Rogue' Science: Science of Star Wars" - Space.com (December 2016)
"Erin Macdonald's captivating speaking style kept our audiences enthralled as she regaled them with tales of the hunt for gravitational waves and other astronomical discoveries. There was no doubt she had their attention from the moment she stepped on the stage."
- Carolyn Collins Petersen, organizer ScienceFest@StarFest Denver
“Erin Macdonald is an engaging speaker for any age level. I have had the opportunity to hear her speak to a variety of audiences, and she hooked them all! From third graders to adults, she shows them the delight of space and how they can also be a part of it.”
- Carah Barbarick, Space Education Specialist, Space Foundation
"Erin connected with the kids on every level. When the students asked questions to Erin, her answers struck so many chords with amazing accuracy that the kids were immediately inspired. I don’t think there could have been a better fit in terms of finding the right person like Erin to explain Science Fiction to this age range [of 9-14 year olds]."
- Slade Bradbury, Space Education Specialist, Space Foundation
Main photo by Trek Profiles