Heather Beem




Heather holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and currently serves as co-instructor of D-Lab: Discovery. She also co-founded and co-instructed D-Lab: Education.

Through her time at MIT and D-Lab, Heather has developed a passion for STEM education and promoting hands-on learning around the world. She now leads Practical Education Network in their pursuit of scaling experiential learning in resource-limited settings. She has worked with hundreds of students and teachers from Boston to Ghana to Peru. That includes mentoring and trip-leading teams from D-Lab: Design, Development, and Energy.

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