About Us

Photo of Brian and Rebekah tabling at I Love Science Day at the Arizona Museum of Natural History February 2019
Bekah in front of her audience at AZSciTechFest Kickoff October 2018

Science the People

As professional and citizen scientists, we believe the stories of exploration and discovery are for everyone. We strive to bring current research to science fans in fun, interactive and casual environments.

Meet the Team


Rebekah Brubaker

Founder & CEO

I am a biotech researcher with a specialty in cell biology and a passion for science communication to promote science literacy in the public. I welcome public speaking opportunities to educate the public about science and science literacy.

Brian Johnson 2017

Brian Johnson

Co-Founder & COO

I have a PhD from The Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University, studying two relatives of smallpox virus, vaccinia virus and monkeypox virus. I am also very passionate about science outreach.

Eileen Kane


I am a writer & WordPress site manager specializing in science & technology.  I'm a member of Girl Develop IT PhoenixWomen Who Code Phoenix and am a University of Arizona Maricopa County Cooperative Master Gardener.

Photo of Aireona Bonnie Raschke

Aireona Bonnie Raschke

Volunteer Coordinator

I am a researcher and biologist who's work is focused on understanding the potential tools for reconciling human and environmental needs.

Our CEO, Rebekah Brubaker, discusses our mission with Vincent Orleck via ZCast at PHX Startup Week on the #yesPHX Presents podcast.

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