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Tracy DayCo-founder and CEO, World Science Festival

Tracy Day is the co-founder and CEO of the World Science Festival where she oversees all creative, editorial and programmatic offerings and produces original theatrical and musical productions including Icarus at the Edge of Time, a multimedia orchestral work by Brian Greene and composed by Philip Glass; Dear Albert and Radiance, works for the stage by Alan Alda. An award-winning broadcast journalist for over two decades, she produced news, documentary, and investigative specials for the nation’s preeminent news divisions including ABC, PBS, CNN, the Discovery Channel, Lifetime and CNBC. She produced on-location coverage of the fall of the Berlin Wall; Nelson Mandela’s release in South Africa; the Gulf War from Baghdad and Iran; and drug wars in Colombia. She is the recipient of four National News Emmys; a Clarion Award; a CINE Golden Eagle Award; and a Silver HUGO for Investigative Reporting.

Executive Leadership

President, World Science Foundation
Co-founder and CEO, World Science Festival
Co-founder, World Science Festival; Chairman, World Science Foundation


Associate Booking Producer
Multimedia Production Coordinator
Finance Manager
Education and Volunteer Associate
Associate Director, Education and Outdoor Programming
Director of Education Strategy and Initiatives
Director, Live Events
Associate Design Director
Marketing & Communications Director
Lead Assistant Editor
Senior Manager, Media