Erin is a practitioner of human-centered design and passionate about creating equitable experiences for users of diverse abilities as well as designing for extreme environments. Most recently, Erin worked as an Interaction Designer for Disney Parks & Resorts. Additionally, she has led research projects investigating affordable access to space systems, as supported by a Washington NASA Space Grant. From this research, she conducted several novel launches, including the launch of a 3D-printed, high-powered rocket, and a rocket + balloon system. She is interested in exploring the intersection of astronaut activities on Mars and human-centered design. Hailing from the Pacific Northwest, Erin can often be found hiking, backpacking, or sailing.