Mariette DiChristina, Jury Chair 2021-2022, Future Learning
Mariette DiChristina is Dean and Professor of the Practice in Journalism at the College of Communication (COM) at Boston University, her alma mater (’86). Formerly, she was Executive Vice President, Magazines, at Springer Nature, leading the award-winning global teams at the journal Nature’s magazine, Nature Research’s Community & Partnership Editorial and Publishing groups, and Scientific American, for which she served as editor in chief for 10 years.
She is a member of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicines Climate Crossroads advisory group and on the Society for Science board. She is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and past president of the National Association of Science Writers in the U.S. as well as Science Writers in New York.