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“I have always loved connecting the dots between disciplines. At 11, I asked my dad to teach me how to solder so I could assemble the circuit board for my robot bug.”

A scientist and entrepreneur, Sara is applying human- centered design to augmented and virtual reality. For her master’s thesis, she developed sensor-based AR / VR experiences to inspire curiosity for Tidmarsh, a recently restored wetland, in collaboration with the MIT Media Lab. She has professional experience in early- stage tech startups and design consulting in addition to hands-on founder experience. She is currently launching Waypoint Labs, an augmented reality company that provides technology to augment the human workforce. Prior to Waypoint Labs, she cofounded and then sold the ecommerce company Bellwether Rugs. Sara has a B.A in Biology and Digital Arts from Dartmouth College, where she spent her semesters climbing glaciers in New Zealand, studying birds in Costa Rica, and scuba diving in the Cayman Islands.