Jeanne Braha is Project Director, Public Engagement at AAAS. A science communications and public engagement professional, she is responsible for the management of the AAAS Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology. Since 2004, the AAAS Center for Public Engagement has worked to further awareness of science and the scientific process and increase public input into scientific research and policy agendas, encouraging and facilitating dialogue between policymakers, the general public, and the scientific community. Braha’s work encourages scientists to take a more personal and proactive interest in public engagement, using evidence-based approaches. She previously worked in civic engagement, science education, and science communications at the National Academy of Sciences and other organizations.