Through volunteer initiatives, Katherine Troche spends her time conducting astronomy-related outreach for various organizations and institutions throughout the five boroughs by coordinating public viewings and informative lectures focused on topics and events relevant to astronomy and space exploration. Her primary focus is to engage and educate the general public in the hope of cultivating an interest in STEM and STEM related science.
Katherine is a current a guest presenter with the Queens Library - Poppenhusen Branch, and a volunteer astronomer with the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City. Her past works include: guest presenter at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center in Stamford, Connecticut, and former board of directors member for the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York.
Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:
Manhattanhenge: May 30, 2018 Tudor City Place
Intrepid Museum Series: Family Astronomy Night Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Classroom presentation on Parker Solar Probe with solar observing to follow 112 E 14th St
Astronomy Night Celebrates Apollo 11 Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
World Science Festival: Stargazing at Brooklyn Bridge Park Brooklyn Bridge Park
Past Events Collaborated On By This Ambassador:
NYPD ISS Downlink New York Police Department Headquarters