Yael Schuster is a PhD chemist, a mother of three, a player of bluegrass fiddle, and an occasional unicycler. Yael is a southern belle from middle-of-nowhere Virginia, who came to Israel in 2005 on aliyah. After a short stint of learning-hebrew-on-a-kibbutz, Yael moved to Haifa to complete her PhD in Organic Chemistry at the Technion. She now lives in Rehovot, where and spends her free time biking through the nearby fields.
Yael is the co-founder of StellarNova, a company whose mission is to create gender-balanced games and stories to inspire kids to enjoy and explore with engaging, age-appropriate, and interactive products in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).