COLLABORATORS

Chair of the Working Group
Amelia Ortiz-Gil
Observatorio Astronómico Universidad de Valencia
President of Commission C1
Beatriz García
ITeDA Mendoza, National Tech. University, Faculty Mendoza
Researcher

– Visual impairments – 
Kimberly K. Arcand
NASA/CXO/SAO
EPO, Data visualization & astronomy communications & research
Allyson Bieryla
Harvard University
Researcher in Astronomy
Caterina Boccato
Astronomical Observatory of Padova / National Institute for Astrophysics
Lina Canas
IAU Office for Astronomy Outreach
Pierre Chastenay
Université du Québec à Montréal
Outreach
Carol Christian
STScI
Researcher
Chelsea Cook
Catholic University of America
Astronomy student
Wanda Liz Díaz-Merced
IAU Office of Astronomy for Development
Astronomer
Beatriz García
ITeDA Mendoza, National Tech. University, Faculty Mendoza
Researcher
Kevin Govender
IAU Office of Astronomy for Development
Outreach
Noreen Grice
You Can Do Astronomy
Thilina Heenatigala
Leiden University
Vivian Hoette
Director of Education & Outreach, University of Chicago
Thomas Madura
Universities Space Research Association/NASA
Researcher in Astronomy
Jacob Noel-Storr
InsightSTEM
Researcher in Astronomy
Enrique Pérez Montero
Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía
Astronomer, special needs expert
Cassandra Runyon
College of Charleston
Astronomer, expert in all kind of disabilities
Stefano Sandrelli
Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera – INAF
Outreach
Matthew Schneps
Laboratory for Visual Learning
Special needs expert
Charles Tolbert
University of Virginia
Researcher in Astronomy
Akihiko Tomita
Wakayama University
Researcher in Astronomy
Kumiko Usuda-Sato
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
Astronomy outreach
Erika Labbé W.
Universidad Diego Portales
Coordinadora de difusión
Hazel Lowe
Imperial College London
Kate Meredith
Interim Director of Education Outreach
Yerkes Observatory
Koraljka Muzic
Universidad Diego Portales
José Prieto
Universidad Diego Portales
Cassandra Runyon
College of Charleston
Astronomer, expert in all kind of disabilities
Roberto Trotta
Imperial College
Researcher in Astronomy
Arturo Pelayo
Tactile Astronomy Education, New Zealand
Mike Simmons
Astronomers without Borders
Nicolas Bonne
University of Portsmouth
Diane Bouthillier
Université du Québec à Montréal
David L. Clemens
Imperial College London
Stefania Varano
Institute of Radio Astronomy – INAF
Daniela Pimenta
Planetario de Londrina / PR Brazil
Yudhiakto Pramudya
Universitas Ahmad Dahlan Yogyakarta
Paulina Troncoso,
SOCHIAS / Chilean Astronomical Society

 


– Deafness – 
Audrey Cameron
University of Edinburgh
Wanda Liz Díaz-Merced
Office of Astronomy for Development
Astronomer
Beatriz García
ITeDA Mendoza, National Tech. University, Faculty Mendoza
Researcher
Kevin Govender
IAU Office of Astronomy for Development
Outreach
Hazel Lowe
Imperial College London
Kate Meredith
Interim Director of Education Outreach
Yerkes Observatory
Jacob Noel-Storr
InsightSTEM
Researcher in Astronomy
Jason Nordhaus
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Rochester Institute of Technology
Dominique Proust
Observatoire de Paris – CNRS
Researcher in Astronomy
Gary A. Quinn
Heriot Watt University
Cassandra Runyon
College of Charleston
Astronomer, expert in all kind of disabilities
Akihiko Tomita
Wakayama University
Researcher in Astronomy
Kumiko Usuda-Sato
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
Astronomy outreach
Anna Voelker
The Ohio State University
Mike Simmons
Astronomers without Borders
Daniela Pimenta
Planetario de Londrina / PR Brazil
Yudhiakto Pramudya
Universitas Ahmad Dahlan Yogyakarta
– Motor impairments – 
Wanda Liz Díaz-Merced
Office of Astronomy for Development
Astronomer
Kevin Govender
IAU Office of Astronomy for Development
Outreach
Hazel Lowe
Imperial College London
Cassandra Runyon
College of Charleston
Astronomer, expert in all kind of disabilities
Charles Tolbert
University of Virginia
Researcher in Astronomy
Akihiko Tomita
Wakayama University
Researcher in Astronomy
Mike Simmons
Astronomers without Borders
Daniela Pimenta
Planetario de Londrina / PR Brazil
Yudhiakto Pramudya
Universitas Ahmad Dahlan Yogyakarta

– Intellectual impairments – 
Wanda Liz Díaz-Merced
Office of Astronomy for Development
Astronomer
Kevin Govender
IAU Office of Astronomy for Development
Outreach
Donald Lubowich
Hofstra University
Coordinator of Astronomy Outreach
Nicholas Murphy
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Researcher in Astronomy
Cassandra Runyon
College of Charleston
Astronomer, expert in all kind of disabilities
Stefano Sandrelli
Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera – INAF
Outreach
Matthew Schneps
Laboratory for Visual Learning
Special needs expert
Akihiko Tomita
Wakayama University
Researcher in Astronomy
Mike Simmons
Astronomers without Borders
Silvia Casu
Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari – INAF
Daniela Pimenta
Planetario de Londrina / PR Brazil
Yudhiakto Pramudya
Universitas Ahmad Dahlan Yogyakarta

– Hospitals – 
Wanda Liz Díaz-Merced
Office of Astronomy for Development
Astronomer
Carla Gonçalves
Medical doctor and astronomer
Kevin Govender
IAU Office of Astronomy for Development
Outreach
Donald Lubowich
Hofstra University
Coordinator of Astronomy Outreach
Stefano Sandrelli
Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera – INAF
Outreach
Akihiko Tomita
Wakayama University
Researcher in Astronomy
Mike Simmons
Astronomers without Borders
Daniela Pimenta
Planetario de Londrina / PR Brazil
Yudhiakto Pramudya
Universitas Ahmad Dahlan Yogyakarta

– Behavioral disabilities – 
Wanda Liz Díaz-Merced
Office of Astronomy for Development
Astronomer
Kevin Govender
IAU Office of Astronomy for Development
Outreach
Donald Lubowich
Hofstra University
Coordinator of Astronomy Outreach
Cassandra Runyon
Astronomer, expert in all kind of disabilities
Tibisay Sankatsing Nava
Leiden University
Outreach
Matthew Schneps
Laboratory for Visual Learning
Special needs expert
Mike Simmons
Astronomers without Borders
Daniela Pimenta
Planetario de Londrina / PR Brazil

– Inclusion of minorities –
Wanda Liz Díaz­Merced
Office of Astronomy for Development
Astronomer
Kevin Govender
IAU Office of Astronomy for Development
Outreach
Thilina Heenatigala
Leiden University
Stefano Sandrelli
Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera ­ INAF
Outreach
Tibisay Sankatsing Nava
Leiden University
Outreach
Mike Simmons
Astronomers without Borders
Daniela Pimenta
Planetario de Londrina / PR Brazil