Annika Jensen is the founder and executive director of the Douglas Space and Science Foundation, a nonprofit aimed at bringing unique, exciting STEM opportunities to learners of all ages and from all demographics. Annika has been passionate about all things STEM her entire life, from exploring meteorology as a kid, to attending and working at space camps, to earning a BS in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering from Utah State University. As a member of the Society of Women Engineers, Annika served as a leadership coach and mentor for women in engineering for 10 years, presenting workshops and trainings throughout the country. She was awarded the Utah Aerospace Education Foundation Teacher of Year Award in 2018 for her work directing the Astro Camp program in northern Utah. Annika loves to adventure in the great outdoors with her nerdy husband and their four brilliant kiddos. She finds her greatest joy in teaching her children the gospel of Jesus Christ and in empowering people around her to understand their true worth.

Annika Jensen