Tiffany Lohwater is Interim Chief Communications Officer and Director of the Office of Public Programs at AAAS. A science communications professional, she is responsible for media relations and strategic communication for the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals. She founded the AAAS Communicating Science workshop program and the AAAS Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology. Her work encourages scientists to take a more personal and proactive interest in public engagement. Prior to joining AAAS more than 10 years ago, she worked in research communications at Johns Hopkins University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.