Elana Kimbrell is project director with the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology. She directs the AAAS Leshner Leadership Institute for Public Engagement with Science, manages the AAAS Communicating Science Seminar, and co-leads AAAS climate communication work including the "How We Respond" project. Elana previously worked on strategic communication and public involvement for environmental and energy projects, and has a Master’s in International Environmental Policy (Boston University) and a Bachelor’s in International Relations (Mount Holyoke College). She enjoys running, hiking, yoga, and being outside as much as possible. Follow her on Twitter @ElanaKimbrell.