In 2002, Erika Ebbel Angle founded Science from Scientists, an award-winning national nonprofit focused on improving Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) attitudes and aptitudes for children aged 9-13. She is also the co-founder and director of education for Robots In Service of the Environment (RSE), a non-profit organization whose mission is to apply robotic solutions to help solve environmental challenges.
She is a member of the MIT visiting committee for the Dean of Undergraduate Education and is an advisory board member for the Ron Burton Training Village. She is also a STEM speaker for the U.S. Speaker Program at the U.S. Department of State.
In 2018, Ebbel Angle was awarded the Young Alumni award by Boston University. In 2017, she was the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award from Boston University School of Medicine Division of Graduate Medical Sciences. In 2014, the Boston Business Journal selected her as one of the 40 Under 40 business and civic leaders who are making a major impact in their respective fields in the Boston area. Her accomplishments have also been recognized by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce’s Pinnacle Awards for Emerging Executive. In 2013, the Boston Chamber of Commerce selected her as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Leaders in Boston. Selected by L’Oreal Paris as a 2007 Woman of Worth for her work with Science from Scientists, Ebbel Angle has been featured on Lifetime TV and Nova Science Now on The Secret Lives of Scientists and Engineers. She is the host of The Dr. Erika Show, an educational science TV show for children.
Ebbel Angle served as a commissioner for the MA Commission on the Status of Women. She was Miss Massachusetts 2004 in the Miss America Scholarship program.
Ebbel Angle received her PhD in Biochemistry in 2012 from Boston University School of Medicine. She holds a BS from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
She enjoys SCUBA diving, skiing, and, a graduate of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, continues her lifelong passion for classical piano. She is married to Colin Angle, CEO of iRobot.