Aidan has a B.S. in astrophysics from the University of California, Santa Cruz, with a special interest in dark matter and the evolution of structure in the universe. She is also fascinated by linguistics and speaks fluent Italian. Aidan has always had an interest in modes of healing for people challenged by certain physical or psychological conditions. From the age of 13 she has served as a volunteer for youth groups engaged in equestrian-assisted therapy programs. She is highly supportive of the great potential and possibilities which could be realized through the research promoted by MAPS, and is thrilled to bring her skills and enthusiasm to the team.