Jess Kapp is a geologist, educator, and writer. She teaches at the University of Arizona, where she is a senior lecturer and associate department head in the department of geosciences. Her first love is teaching, and her specialty is teaching large-enrollment introductory earth science classes for non-science majors. She has written her first book, a memoir, about her adventures in Tibet doing field research, and is an advocate for women in STEM fields. Find her on twitter @jess_kapp.