Janet Ivey

Janet Ivey, Creator and CEO of Janet’s Planet, Inc. and President of Explore Mars, is Chair of Taksha’s Space Explorium: Global Consortium (TSEGC), within the Center for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math, and Design (STEAMD).

An award-winning Science Educator, Janet specializes in the areas of writing, producing, acting, creating programming (television, digital media, music, and live theatre) and science educational content for pre-school and elementary aged children. A highly motivated and creative professional with 25 years combined experience. Her professional history includes serving as a Citizen Astronaut Candidate for Space For Humanity; a member of the Board of Governors for the National Space Society; a NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador; and as Guardian & Sherherdess of the Next Generation of Space Explorers. She has also been a recipient of the STEM-FLORIDA Award for Exploring Microgravity, a 35-minute documentary for young students. She’s appeared on two Tedx Talks, on AWE Inspired Science & How To Inhabit Your Very Own Planet.

A current endeavor of Janet’s is a featured spot in the PBS series called “The Good Road,” currently in its fourth season.