Alaina G. Levine is a science and engineering careers consultant, Contributor to National Geographic, science journalist, professional speaker, and corporate comedian. As President of Quantum Success Solutions, a career consulting enterprise with a focus on advancing the professional development expertise of scientists and engineers, she has been advising emerging and established scientists and engineers about their careers for over a decade, and has consulted with thousands of early- and mid-career scientific professionals. The author of over 100 articles pertaining to science, science careers, and business in such publications as Science, Nature, Scientific American, IEEE Spectrum, New Scientist, Smithsonian, and COSMOS, she was recently named a Contributor to National Geographic, where she writes articles and blogs for NatGeo News Watch. Levine also writes the Careers Column for The Euroscientist and the Profiles in Versatility career column for the American Physical Society's national publication, APS News.
Previously, Levine directed a master’s program in science and business and taught entrepreneurship to science graduate students at the University of Arizona. She has given over 450 workshops and seminars around the country and in Europe. Levine holds degrees in mathematics and anthropology from the University of Arizona, studied abroad at the American University in Cairo as a DoD National Security Education Program/Boren Fellow, and pursued grant-funded research in cosmology and mathematics history. Recently, she was honored with a travel fellowship to cover the 62nd Lindau (Physics) Nobel Laureates Meeting in Lindau, Germany (which she used to cover the meeting for National Geographic and APS News), during which she broke the Higgs news for NatGeo. She also has been honored as a Logan Science Journalism Fellow at the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, Robert Bosch Stiftung Science Journalism Fellow, and an Institutes for Journalism & Natural Resources Fellow. She is an award-winning entrepreneur, and was named Tucson Leader of the Year, an honor previously bestowed upon former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona.
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