Jaron is the Associate Director of Research Data Engagement and Training in International Programs, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University. As an information science researcher she is interested in how we collect, curate, and use data to solve problems and as well as how to build a culture of data sharing across international science collaborations. She is also interested in how changes in science and technology policy impact all people. She is responsible for curating GREAT’s resource hub and will be working with the group on online collaboration and group work. Jaron brings more than seven years of academic experience and past projects include management of the membership sustainability initiative for arXiv.org; Director of TEEAL, a world agricultural science information resource; and program manager for training services for Research4Life, a United Nations public-private partnership. Jaron holds dual Masters degrees in Library and Information Sciences and English from Indiana University.