Laura Helmuth, Scientific American Editor-in-Chief, to Speak at ACE2023
December 16, 2022

​​​Laura Helmuth, the editor-in-chief of Scientific American, will share her insights at ACE2023, joining a growing list of major speakers.

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​​Laura Helmuth

In 2020, Helmuth became the editor-in-chief of Scientific American, the oldest continuously published magazine in the United States. Scientific American has published articles by more than 200 Nobel Prize winners in its storied history. Helmuth has also been an editor for The Washington Post and National Geographic, Slate, Smithsonian Magazine, and Science.​

Helmuth, who holds a PhD in cognitive neuroscience f​rom the University of California, Berkeley, is a member of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's Standing Committee on Advancing Science Communication. She serves on the advisory boards of 500 Women Scientists and SciLine, a program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science that connects reporters with scientific experts.

Helmuth joins Freeman A. Hrabowski III, president emeritus of the University of Maryland Baltimore County, and Sethuraman Panchanathan, director of the National Science Foundation, as major speakers announced for ACE2023, with additional announcements to come. Additionally, ACE has already announced a variety of sessions occurring at ACE2023 on higher ed trends, public policy, and institutional practice and innovation.

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