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 (Wiley, 2015), 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 scientists and engineers. She has delivered over 700 speeches for clients in the US, Europe, Mexico, Canada, and Africa, and has written over 350 articles in international publications such as Nature, Science, Scientific American, National Geographic News Watch, and IEEE Spectrum. She has served as a career columnist for Physics Today and is a regular contributor to the American Physical Society’s APS News and ScienceCareers. Levine is also the author of two online courses for Oxford University Press on career development and entrepreneurship/commercialization, a consultant, speaker, and writer for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, and the event manager for an international conference on phononics. She is also a regular speaker and consultant for MRS