Ilana Harrus is the Senior Program Associate of the Artificial Intelligence: Applications/Implications Initiative hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program. An astrophysicist by training, Ilana spent more than 15 years working at NASA and NSF including serving as Program Scientist for three space NASA missions and the lead for the R&D program of NASA Astrophysics. She is a PMI-certified Project Manager (PMP), has a PhD in Physics from Columbia University and a Master in Information Systems from University of Maryland, Baltimore County.