Yvette Gonzalez is a humanitarian, researcher, space suit technician, and space industry strategist. With over two decades of emergency response experience rebuilding communities in active war, conflict, natural disasters, and epidemiological outbreaks, she focuses on space technologies to solve Earth challenges. She carries out her climate and atmospheric research with Native Sky (funded by the Explorers Club | Exodus Travels Exploration Without Boundaries grant), clinical research with University of Plymouth Clinical Epidemiology Research Group, anthropological/meta-research with the Metafuturism Lab, and bioastronautics research with the International Institute for Astronautical Science. As a space industry consultant she supports emerging space countries to build their space agencies as well as science and technology roadmaps. Of Native American and Mexican heritage, she leads efforts providing access to space science and STEM for underrepresented, Indigenous, and marginalized communities.