Tiffany Lohwater is Director of Meetings and Public Engagement and Deputy Chief Communications Officer at AAAS. A science communications and event professional, she is responsible for the AAAS Annual Meeting and the AAAS Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology. The AAAS Annual Meeting is the predominant international scientific conference for scientists, engineers, policymakers, journalists, and others interested in the intersection of science, technology, and society. 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. Lohwater’s work encourages scientists to take a more personal and proactive interest in public engagement. She previously worked in research communications and public events at Johns Hopkins University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.