Maggy Benson
X-STEM Emcee
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History


Maggy Benson of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Maggy Benson manages the Distance Learning program at the National Museum of Natural History, where she is the Co-Executive Producer and Host of the award-winning Smithsonian Science How program. Science How pioneers new models for using digital media and technology to engage youth audiences, particularly those from under-resourced communities and from populations that are under-represented in accessing STEM resources. Prior to this position, she was the community manager and producer for the Webby-Award winning Smithsonian Ocean Portal.