Lauren Zuckerberg, Observatory Program Coordinator

Lauren joined the Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory in early summer of 2019 as the Library’s first Observatory Coordinator. She has worked as an engineer in the field of aviation, taught astronomy classes at the undergraduate level, and was previously a Project Manager at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory. Lauren holds Bachelor’s Degrees in Aviation Engineering Technology and Astrophysics, and she holds a Master’s Degree in Astronomy. Lauren loves sharing her passion for astronomy with others and is delighted to help fulfill the Library’s mission of lifelong learning.

“The trust and support from the City to equip our Library with a public observatory is phenomenal, and I’m grateful every day to come to work at the Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory. My colleagues are outstanding and continue to inspire me as we strive to provide programming that is both educational and fun for our patrons.”