Dean, Boston University College of Communication and Editor Emerita, Scientific American. Past: First woman Editor-in-Chief, Scientific American, and Executive Vice-President, Magazines, Springer Nature. Formerly: President, National Association of Science Writers; Adjunct Professor, graduate Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Programme, New York University; Chair, Science Writers in New York. Member: American Society of Magazine Editors; National Association of Science Writers. 2011, Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Recipient: "Corporate Visionary," Folio Women in Digital Media Award (2014); award for contributions to science journalism and education in New York, Italian Heritage and Culture Committee, New York (2009); named one of Three Wise Women of 2009, National Organization of Italian American Women (2010).