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Alexandrea Bowman

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“In Native American belief, we’re stewards of the earth.”


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Alexandrea Bowman is a geologist.   She has studied contaminants in the Long Island Sound, and learned that our actions have consequences (and that you may want to have the chicken instead of fish).


Alexandrea is a Native American dancer.  She dances to spread her culture, and to see kids’ faces light up like Christmas trees.

Stewards of the Earth

Alexandrea Bowman follows a trail from baby seals to Long Island Sound.

Embrace Who You Are

Alexandrea Bowman finds her Native American identity and shares it with the world.

30 Second Science with Alexandrea Bowman

We give Alexandrea Bowman 30 seconds to describe her science and she does it really fast… on her second try.

10 Questions for Alexandrea Bowman

We ask Alexandrea Bowman 10 questions and she gets "thrown around."

Blog Posts

Alexandrea’s Journey
Going Up
Ask Alexandrea Your Questions


About Alexandrea Bowman

Alexandrea Bowman is currently completing her undergraduate degree in Geology at New York’s Queens College.

Original funding for "The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers" was provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.