Krisztina Eleki, PhD

Krisztina Eleki is currently the Executive Director for the Chicago Council on Science and Technology (C2ST), a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting awareness about the importance of science and technology to society. Before moving to the executive role, she was the Programming Director for the organization developing public outreach programs from 2011 to 2014.

Prior to working for C2ST, she was the Life Science Curator/Life Science Program Director for the California Science Center in Los Angeles where she designed and oversaw the implementation of life science exhibits and public programs aligned with the mission of the Center.

After earning her PhD in environmental science, she worked as a Research Associate at Iowa State University. During this time she obtained a Masters of Public Administration degree reflective of her interest in science in society.