Workshop Leaders: Biographical Sketches

Andrew Green

Andrew Green earned his PhD at UC Berkeley and has over 17 years of experience working with graduate students, PhDs, and postdocs as a career advisor. Before returning to Berkeley where he serves as Associate Director of the Career Center, he spent six years on the faculty of Connecticut College. His specialty is working with PhDs and postdocs in the sciences and engineering pursuing professional opportunities in the business, government, and nonprofit sectors as well as those seeking faculty jobs.

He has given invited presentations at major scientific meetings and research universities across the country; and appeared in the Chronicle of Higher Education, NatureJobs, and The Atlantic Online.


Alaina Levine

Alaina G. Levine is an award-winning entrepreneur, STEM career consultant, science journalist, professional speaker and corporate comedian. Her first book, Networking for Nerds, was published by Wiley in July 2015, and beat out Einstein (really!) for the honor of being named one of the Top 5 Books of 2015 by Physics Today Magazine. As President of Quantum Success Solutions, she is a prolific speaker and writer on career development and professional advancement for engineers and scientists. She has delivered over 700 speeches for clients in the US, Europe, Mexico, and Canada, and has written over 350 articles in international publications such as Science, Nature, Scientific American, National Geographic News Watch, IEEE Spectrum, and Mechanical Engineering Magazine. She is a career columnist for Physics Today and the American Physical Society’s APS News, and a regular contributor to ScienceCareers.org. @AlainaGLevine