Dr. Rondi Davies received her PhD in Geology from Sydney’s Macquarie University for work on Diamonds from Eastern Australia. Her interest in high-pressure mantle minerals led her to postdoctorate research at the American Museum of Natural History to study minerals that form in the mantle transition zone, between 410 and 670 km deep. Her position at the Museum's led to her to a new passion, science education in hope to spark curiosity and transform peoples perspectives of the planet. Rondi has worked as a content specialist for AMNH and Scholastic. She’s worked on text books and as a content developer for science museums in Chicago and LA. She also teaches at institutes across the city. In her spare time Rondi runs New York Open Water which organizes open water swimming events around New York City. At Cooper Union Rondi teaches Earth Science, Climate System Science, and Urban Ecology.