Brittany Aguilar


Brittany Aguilar is a Science Associate at Schmidt Sciences. In her role, she works to manage and support scientific programs. She is a leader on the Eric & Wendy Schmidt AI in Science Postdoctoral Fellowship team and helps to support the Science Communication Award. Beyond her pivotal role in these programs, Brittany contributes her expertise to diverse projects encompassing science communication, higher ed training, and a suite of critical skills vital for the intersection of philanthropy and cutting-edge research.


Before Schmidt Sciences, Brittany was a Senior Program Manager at the New York Academy of Sciences, where she co-managed three large, international awards programs, and one postdoctoral fellowship program. She has expertise in scientific education and advocacy.


She earned a PhD in behavioral neuroscience from Georgetown University and a bachelors in biology from University of California, Irvine.