Renee Leone is coordinator and co-founder of the MSU Science Festival. She holds an MA in counseling psychology from John F. Kennedy University, a BA in psychology from the University of Connecticut, and certification as a Montessori Elementary directress from the Michigan Montessori Teachers Education Center. Ms. Leone has long pursued her interests in the STEAM disciplines through classes, hobbies, and on the job experience. She particularly enjoys astronomy, geology, and art. In addition to her years working in mental health services and Montessori, she has also worked in landscape design and as an artist. Leone draws upon her diverse interests and experiences to share the wonders of the universe and STEAM disciplines with Michigan’s amazing and curious communities.