Siobhán is a technologist and artist with a passion for nurturing innovative, inclusive communities of engineering, research and creative practice.
She began her career researching how humans learn at Harvard’s Lab for Developmental Studies with Dr. Susan Carey and Beth Israel Deaconess & Harvard Medical School’s Music Neuroimaging Laboratory with Drs. Gottfried Schlaug and Ellen Winner, followed by a career in contemporary dance where she worked with Deborah Hay, Jennifer Monson, Maria Blaisse and JoAnna Mendl Shaw and managed interdisciplinary projects for AXIS Dance Company the Equus Projects.
She returned to STEM in 2016 to join the machine learning revolution and steward human-computer ecosystems solving problems that matter. She is currently an Advisor at Landed, where she built and led a team of engineers supporting the financial wellness of essential professionals. When not coaching teams, Siobhán spends time with her family, nerds out on a host of somatics, energetics, engineering, and complexity science topics, plays pick-up basketball, teaches QiGong, and collaborates with colleagues as a guest researcher with Slow Research Lab.
Siobhán has published research in Brain & Cognition, Neuroreport, and Model View Culture, and presented at the Conference on Complex Systems, Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience, AlterConf, PyLadies, Metis, and Temple University. As an artist her work as been shared at the Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston), Movement Research @ Judson Church (NYC), De Young Museum (San Francisco), and developed through residencies at Movement Research (NYC), the Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Art, Nature and Dance (NYC), SEEDS (San Francisco), and Playa (Oregon).
Siobhán is the proud daughter of a carpenter and a songbird.