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Our Team

Staff and Collaborators

At Sustainable Horizons Institute, we are more than just another group of specialists.  We are a diverse and award-winning team of scientists, communicators, and educators working together to build sustainable futures. We know difference is the essential component of a strong team.  It is our identity and our business, and it enables us… Continue reading

Mary Ann Leung, Founder and President

Dr. Leung is a nationally acclaimed leader in the design and implementation of innovative programs aimed at developing the next generation of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) leaders.  As an accomplished scientist, Mary Ann honors and treasures the process of scientific discovery.  As the director of major STEM-focused educational programs, Dr. Leung… Continue reading

Silvia Crivelli

Silvia Crivelli is a computational biologist who has been working on protein folding for 17 years. She has led various teams of students and post-doctoral researchers to compete in CASP (Critical Assessment of techniques for protein Structure Prediction) which is a community-wide, worldwide, multidisciplinary competition that challenges the best labs to submit blind predictions of… Continue reading

Tony Drummond

Dr. Drummond is a Staff Computer Scientist in the Computational Research Divsion of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratoy. He works on the development of High-Accuracy Scalable Solvers for Particle Physics simulations. In addition, within the framework of the Sustain Innovation for Linear Algebra Software (SILAS), he works on the LAPACK and ScaLAPACK library development. He… Continue reading

Raquell Holmes

Dr. Raquell Holmes is a researcher and educator skilled in supporting scientists crossing disciplinary and cultural barriers to advance their own abilities and to broaden the scope of their research.  Holmes uses her understanding of computing, computation and biology to create interdisciplinary research projects and increase participation in the computational sciences.  She… Continue reading

Elizabeth Leake

Elizabeth Leake has more than 20 years of experience with post-secondary education service, shared governance, communication, and information technology (IT) administration.  Leake is the founder of STEM-Trek Nonprofit, an organization that supports travel, mentoring, and professional development for high-tech scholars from under-represented communities and under-served regions. In exchange for support, beneficiaries are encouraged… Continue reading

Connie L. McNeely

Connie L. McNeely received the B.A. (A.B.) in Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania and the M.A. (A.M.) and Ph.D. in Sociology from Stanford University. She is currently Professor in the School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs at George Mason University, where she is also the Co-Director of the Center for Science and Technology… Continue reading

Jenny Rohrer

Jenny Rohrer serves as the Program Coordinator for Sustainable Horizons Institute.  She has over 20 years of experience working in various capacities assisting small businesses, non-profits and educational institutions.  Her background includes information systems oversight, social media marketing, and project management, big and small.  Over the years, Jenny has had the privilege… Continue reading