WHO WE ARE

The Team

Our World is comprised of a dedicated and diverse group of educators, creators, and partners backed by a board of renowned climate scientists and experts. Our multifaceted skill sets are focused on one thing, to make the difficult yet essential task of climate education not only accessible, but immersive and fun! Get to know us below!

Leadership

Nicholas Bouwer
Creative Director, Animation Nerd

As Creative Director, I help bring our climate change education curriculumt to life. I have a background in motion graphics, video, and art direction and use all aspects of my experience to set our content apart from the rest.

Nicholas Bouwer
Blake Blaze
CEO, Founder, Aspiring Whale Scientist

Before starting Our World, I was a high school math teacher and served five years in the United States Navy. I believe in the power of teams to solve big problems, and want the community here on Our World to be the team that can help solve the challenges of climate change.

Blake Blaze
Addie Klimek
Curriculum Lead, Co-Founder, National Park Enthusiast

Advisors

Aaron Reedy, Ph. D
Founder, DataClassroom

Aaron is the founder of DataClassroom, a web-app for graphing, statistics, and data visualization in the 6-12+ STEM classroom. He received his Ph.D in evolutionary biology from the University of Virginia and has years of experience as a high school science teacher in Chicago Public Schools.

Greg Kelleher
Partner, Cambridge Software Collaborative

Greg brings deep experience in product development for cloud-based technology. His knowledge of development resources built during tenures at IBM and successful startups has helped Our World build to where we are today.

Eric Pyle, Ph. D
President, National Science Teaching Association

Professor Pyle is the active president of the NSTA where he helps guide the policy and resources provided to science teachers all over the world. He is a lead author for the Next Generation Science Standards, a leading expert on climate change education, and a professor in the Geology and Environmental Science department at James Madison University. 

Contributors

Ben Hazelton
Education Outreach Director, Mountain Lover
Medha Prakash
Curriculum Creator, Glacier Fanatic + Potter Head
Kimmie Dyrvik
Lesson Author, Teacher + SCUBA Star
Sophia Gibby
Education Researcher, Backpacker + Bachata Extraordinaire

Partners

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