Emily Calandrelli is the host and co-executive producer of the hit Netflix series Emily’s Wonder Lab, and an Executive Producer and Emmy-nominated host of FOX’s Xploration Outer Space.
An accomplished author, Calandrelli’s chapter book series, The Ada Lace Adventures, centers around an eight-year-old girl with a knack for science, math, and solving mysteries. Ada Lace: Sees Red, was included in the National Science Teachers Association’s list of best STEM books for 2018, and Ada Lace: Take Me to Your Leader, was read by an astronaut on the International Space Station for Story Time from Space, a NASA and CASIS initiative. Calandrelli most recently released a children’s book, Reach for the Stars.
Named one of Adweek’s “11 Celebrities and Influencers Raising the Bar for Creativity in 2017,” Callandrelli’s first two TEDx talks, “I Don’t Do Math” and “Space Exploration Is The Worst,” have garnered over one million views on YouTube.
Calandrelli holds B.Sc degrees in mechanical and aerospace engineering from West Virginia University, and M.Sc degrees in Aeronautics and Astronautics, and Technology and Policy from MIT.