Erin Barker is the artistic director of The Story Collider, an international storytelling organization that produces a popular podcast and 60 live events every year featuring true, personal stories about science, with the goal of showing that science is a vibrant part of all our lives. As a storyteller, she is the first woman to win The Moth’s GrandSLAM storytelling competition twice. She has appeared on PRX’sThe Moth Radio Hour, and one of her stories was included in The New York Times-bestselling book The Moth: 50 True Stories. She has not been officially sorted, but she considers herself a Gryffindor. Follow her on Twitter @ErinHBarker.