Dr. Karen Magid is the Sustainability Director and Chief of Staff for HT. She holds a PhD in Materials Science from UC-Berkeley. After postdoctoral work at the ETH-Zürich, she served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mexico working on knowledge and environmental sustainability projects related to green eco-technologies. As Co-Director, she leads the project implementation, creative-in-residence program and manages all aspects of the project. She is a co-advisor to Green is the New Black and co-founder of the Building Green Justice Forum at HT. IG: @kineticmagid
Dr. Amanda Masino is an Associate Professor of Biology at HT, co-Advisor to HT’s environmental student group Green is the New Black, and co-founder of the Building Green Justice Forum. She holds a PhD in Genetics from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and specializes in molecular analyses. As Co-Director, Amanda leads the education program including creating and developing the Dumpster curriculum, design- and inquiry-based labs, and educator residency program. Instagram: @steministamanda.
Dr. Jeff Wilson is the founder of the Dumpster Project and CEO of Kasita. He is author of dozens of scientific journal articles and is recipient of the University of Texas System’s highest teaching honor. He did postdoctoral work at Harvard and received his PhD in Environmental Science from the University of Canterbury. Jeff is Board president and serves the educational program of the project as ‘Professor Dumpster.’ And oh yeah, he lived in the Dumpster for a year.. Follow him on Instagram @ProfDumspter.