First female Editor-in-Chief, Scientific American; oversees Scientific American and is also Director, Editorial & Publishing, Magazines, Nature Research Group. 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. In 2011, made Fellow, AAAS. Recipient: "Corporate Visionary," Folio Women in Digital Media Award (2014); Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award, Space Foundation (2001); 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).