Ilana Somasunderam is KQED's Science Education Manager. She previously worked in youth media and parks education at the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy. Ilana has experience in school design as a New School Creation Fellow at High Tech High in San Diego. She started her career in education as a science teacher and department chair at Wallenberg High School in San Francisco. Ilana holds a B.A. in Environmental Science from Columbia University and an M.Ed. from High Tech High Graduate School of Education.