2023 Mentor: Susan Jewell
CEO & Co-Founder of Mars-Moon Astronautics Academy and Research (MMAARS)
Field: Space Medicine Physician-Scientist, Analog Astronautics, Entrepreneurship
Profile: Dr. Susan Jewell, MD, DCEG, DOD. MSc, is a Space Medicine Research Scientist, veteran Analog Astronaut, Exponential Technologist, Entrepreneur. She is an official "Space Coach" for AFWERK empowered by US SPACE FORCE and US AIR FORCE and has received two "knighthoods". She is a member of Board of Governors for Life Sciences and Bioengineering Branch (LSBEB) of Aerospace Medical Association, (AsMA). She was appointed to the Board as Vice President of Space Renaissance International (SRI). Her research focuses on analog astronautics, space medicine, medtech, human factors and exponential technologies. She is CEO of MMAARS (Mars-Moon Astronautics Academy & Research Sciences) training analog astronauts and building the Mars-Moon Settlement Analog Training Settlement in Mojave Desert, California. She is also CEO of AvatarMEDIC Inc. She holds an Executive Masters Degree in Space Leadership, Business & Policy from Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona State University. Susan graduated from Founder Institute (FI) 2020, Draper University Entrepreneur and TEZOS Blockchain program (2021). She commanded missions from low-to high-fidelity locations under the NEAMAE PROJECT. She trained at National Institute of Health (NIH), National Cancer Institute (NCI) in clinical research medicine, drug discovery and molecular therapeutics. She is also a graduate of ISU and Singularity University.