Banner image credit: Cassini Imaging Team, SSI, JPL, ESA, NASA

"Astrobiology’s Rising Star", UC News, February 7, 2017

"Faculty Highlight: Aomawa Shields", Astronomy in Color, September 29, 2016

"Astronomer, actor, role model: TED Fellow Aomawa Shields looks for life on other planets", TED blog, July 10, 2015

"NSF Fellow Pairs Art, Astronomy to Hook Girls on Science", Education Week, March 18, 2015

"Rising Stargirls: Girls in Astronomy", posted on Universe Awareness, February 16, 2015

"Rising Stargirls: Girls of All Colors Learning, Discovering, and Exploring", posted on the Women in Astronomy Blog, February 4, 2015

I am hoping that by encouraging these girls to bring who they are as people to what they study, perhaps a relationship with the universe might blossom for them too.
— Aomawa Shields