Ryan Pate



Ryan graduated from Iowa State University with degrees in Animal Ecology and Biology.


For almost 2 years Ryan worked at the Iowa State Insect Zoo which took her all over Iowa to teach everyone from preschoolers to senior citizens about the world of bugs. She has also worked for the USDA and the Department of Natural Resources conducting wildlife research.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Used to bowl competitively
  • Has a bearded dragon
  • Loves bugs