Hélène Alonso is the Director of Interactives and Media at the American Museum of Natural History. She directs a multidisciplinary team in the production of innovative experiences that explain science through interactive technologies.
During her career she has developed and directed tech projects for advertising agencies, museums and other educational institutions. Her work has received and being nominated for numerous awards, including Apple, Webby, Muse, Cine and Thea. Her projects are frequently featured in national media, including The New York Times, WSJ, Gizmodo and CNN.
She holds two summa cum laude Master’s degrees in Museology and Museography and Environmental Education. Her photographs and journalistic articles have been published in international magazines including Zoologica Magazine and the National Geographic Group.
She is also into a million things, with hobbies that range from pottery to scuba diving. Lives with her husband and two baby boys at their home in Harlem, NY.