Annika Rollock WOAA Professional Development Subcommittee Lead; Social Media Strategist, University of Colorado Boulder University of Colorado, Boulder Engineering


Annika Rollock is a third year PhD student in Bioastronautics at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and is currently the Professional Development Chair for AIAA’s Women of Aeronautics and Astronautics (WoAA). Throughout the past year, Annika has leveraged WoAA’s network and social media to run dozens of online information sessions, networking events with aerospace companies, and technical workshops for members across the globe. Additionally, she is currently the social media chair of the Matthew Isakowitz Fellowship Program, and has recently started a space podcast titled For All Humankind that aims to highlight diverse voices across the aerospace industry. 

Originally from New Jersey, Annika completed her BS in aeronautical and astronautical engineering from MIT in 2018, where she also rowed competitively at the Division I level and minored in creative writing. Her Ph.D. research is on the design of next-generation space habitats using smart technology like agile robotics and artificial intelligence as part of a NASA Space Technology Research Institute, aptly named HOME.  In her free time, she loves to run, cycle, hike, bake, read, and write!