As the chief executive of EarthSpace, Ayodele oversees to the overall development of its programs. He is passionate about giving back to the society and emancipation of humanity as multiplanetary beings. He has contributed to the globalization of space and Earth science, and is the recipient of the 2009 Todd B. Hawley Space Visionary Award.
Ayodele is a Federal Government of Nigeria Overseas scholar and has won scholarships including the USA NSF, NASA and Cisco Global Defense & Space Team sponsorship for programs in Europe, USA, Japan and Australia. His article entitled, "Scientific but people-oriented education and multicultural adaptations of international heliophysical education resources: A perspective from a developing nation", made the top 25 hottest articles on SciVerse ScienceDirect, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Advances in Space Research from October to December, 2008.
Before joining EarthSpace Heather obtained two science degrees, one in chemistry/physics and the other in space studies. She has done a variety of outreach and educational work around the world and has visited classrooms in the USA, South Africa, and Canada. From 2009 - 2010, Heather served as a Young Graduate Trainee at the European Space Agency's Astronaut Centre where she assisted with astronaut training.
Heather loves teaching and developing methods to make science and math easier to understand. She also loves combining science and math with other disciplines, like music and writing.
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