Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Jimena J. Pitty

Jimena J. Pitty earned a double B.A. in International Affairs and Latin American-Caribbean Studies and a M.Sc. in Environmental and Sustainable Development. She worked at the United Nations Children Fund before becoming a science teacher. She later joined STRI as a Science Education Specialist and later as the Manager of one of STRI’s public program facilities, the Punta Culebra Nature Center, where she runs several education programs.

Bringing the Smithsonian to Learners Beyond the Museum

Educators can make a big difference in the lives of young students who have never met a scientist, seen a microscope, or been to a museum.