Ms. Holt is sponsored by Diamond Ventures
Nathalia Holt, Ph.D., is a science writer and the New York Times best-selling author of "Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us from Missiles to the Moon to Mars" and "Cured: The People who Defeated HIV." Her work has appeared in numerous publications including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, Slate, Popular Science, and Time. She has trained at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard University, the University of Southern California, and Tulane University. She lives with her husband and their two daughters in Boston, Massachusetts.