Deputy Program Applications Lead
Amber Jenkins is a JPL affiliate with a background in applied science system engineering, stakeholder and decision-maker engagement, information architecture, project management, and science communications. In addition to her role on MAIA, she leads strategic initiatives for NASA’s Western Water Applications Office and works with NOAA’s Earth Prediction Innovation Center. Previously, Amber was manager of JPL’s Climate Science Center, editor of NASA’s Climate Change website, and founder of Nature Photonics magazine. She received first-class MSci and MA degrees in natural sciences from Cambridge University and a PhD in particle physics from Imperial College London. Her interests include creating impactful science programs, harnessing the power of storytelling, and translating science into action for the benefit of society.