Sarah Heilshorn is Professor and Associate Chair in the Materials Science & Engineering Department at Stanford University. Her laboratory integrates concepts from materials science and protein engineering to design bioinspired materials for regenerative medicine, organoid culture, and bioprinting. She is a fervent supporter of diversifying the research community. She is a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering and the Royal Society of Chemistry. She serves as Associate Editor of the journal Science Advances, Special Content Editor of Acta Biomaterialia, and on the Board of Directors for the Materials Research Society and the International Society for Biofabrication.