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Women in Science…Writing:  A Conversation with Mariette DiChristina and Robin Lloyd
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Join us for an engaging discussion with Mariette DiChristina, the eighth person and first female Editor-In-Chief in Scientific American’s over 160-year history, and Robin Lloyd, PhD, Scientific American’s news editor and a science writer going back to the Galileo mission to Jupiter.

5/5/2014
When: May 5th, 2014
4:00-5:00 PM
Where: Linder Theater
American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West
New York 10024
United States

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The Women in Natural Sciences chapter at AMNH will be hosting "Women in Science...Writing: A Conversation with Mariette DiChristina and Robin Lloyd of Scientific American" on Monday, May 4th from 4:00-5:00 pm in the Linder Theater at the American Museum of Natural History. We look forward to seeing you there and hearing your questions for our speakers!

Mariette DiChristina oversees Scientific American, ScientificAmerican.com, Scientific American MIND and all newsstand special editions. She is the eighth person and first female to assume the top post in Scientific American’s over 160-year history. Scientific American won the 2011 National Magazine Award for General Excellence. DiChristina is the former president (in 2009 and 2010) of the 2,500-member National Association of Science Writers. Previously, she spent nearly 14 years at Popular Science in positions culminating as executive editor. She is former chair of Science Writers in New York (2001 to 2004) and a member of the American Society of Magazine Editors and the Society of Environmental Journalists.

Robin Lloyd, a science writer going back to the Galileo mission to Jupiter, is Scientific American’s news editor, responsible for planning, editing and assigning stories for SA's Web site and for managing its home page. She also oversees SA's social media efforts. Previously, she was a senior editor for LiveScience.com and SPACE.com. She has additional experience in print journalism (Pasadena Star-News); wire service journalism (City News Service in Los Angeles); and network online journalism (CNN.com). She worked for five years as a science publicist at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.

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