Deputy Director of Astrophysics, NASA

Andrea Razzaghi

As deputy director of Astrophysics at NASA’s Science Mission Directorate, Andrea oversees the Agency’s research programs and missions necessary to discover how the Universe works and to explore how the Universe began. Among many roles, she manages a portfolio of over 20 NASA missions and /or international partnerships including our nation’s Great Observatories in space: Hubble, Chandra, and Spitzer, which have transformed our understanding of the Cosmos. Andrea is a returning mentor after having been both a speaker and mentor at BE Conference 2017