Becca Smith

Interim IDEAS Program Administrator

Becca Smith


About Becca

As the Interim Administrator of the IDEAS program, Becca works closely with student teams on project planning, networking, and finessing project proposals. Previously at MIT's D-Lab as a research coordinator, Becca focused on expanding resources for students and teams doing cross-cultural research, and led research studies on water collection and storage in Kenya and small-scale agriculture in Zambia.

Becca has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and is an alumna of the IDEAS program (Aquaport, 2009). She has been hosting a radio show on MIT's station, WMBR, since 2006 and can often be found at concerts, on her bike and in the kitchen.