Yael Borofsky is a Masters student at MIT's Department of Urban Studies and Planning with plans to study energy access in developing cities. After Breakthrough Generation in 2009, she served in a variety of roles at Breakthrough, first as Staff Writer then Project Director and Associate Editor of the Breakthrough Journal. She also helped direct two summers of Breakthrough Generation summer fellows. She co-authored "Where Good Technologies Come From," and "Rising Tigers, Sleeping Giant," and her writing for Breakthrough has been featured or cited in various publications. Most recently, Yael covered all aspects of the technology community in Philadelphia as a reporter for Technically Philly. She received her bachelor's degree in Human Development from Cornell University. In her free time, she writes a hockey column for Idler Mag, keeps a Tumblr blog on memory and technology called Mneumozine, runs, bikes, swims, and obsesses over coffee, ice cream, and the Philadelphia Phillies.