Dr. Ruby Roan-Cristobal works for the Science Education Institute of the Department of Science and Technology as Chief Science Research Specialist heading the Division which takes charge of STEM promotion among the Filipino youth, research in S&T human resources development and science education, and the Management Information System or MIS of the Institute. She has been involved in the Science Film Festival (SFF) since 2010 in developing post-screening science activities, and in engaging partner institutions in the screening of the selected films. She is a seasoned science communication professional, a research practitioner, an IT manager, and a science broadcaster. She hosts a weekly radio program that promotes science and technology to the general public by featuring science news, Filipino scientists, locally developed technologies, educational modules, students who excel in STEM, and other science content. Her educational background in the natural sciences and communication has provided a good foundation for developing programs that entice the youth to consider STEM as future career. These programs include science film making competition; robotics and other tech-based projects; and mobile, online, and media-based science learning facilities, among others. She is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of Probe Media Foundation Inc. (PMFI), and the Philippine Society of Youth Science Clubs (PSYSC), Inc., and the immediate past Executive Director of the Philippine Science Journalists Association (PSciJourn).