Jeanne Braha is Public Engagement Manager at AAAS. A science communications and public engagement professional, she is responsible for the daily operations of the AAAS Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology. The AAAS Center for Public Engagement provides a vehicle for boosting public awareness and understanding of the nature of science and the work of scientists, while at the same time increasing public input into scientific research and policy agendas. 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.