Director of Science Outreach, COMPASS Science Communication
Nancy Baron leads communication workshops around the world for scientists in academia, government, and non-governmental organizations for COMPASS, a nonprofit organization. She guides scientists on how to engage in society’s conversations and make their research more relevant to journalists, policy makers, and the public. Her practical communications book, Escape from the Ivory Tower: A guide to making your science matter (Island Press), is widely used by environmental scientists. Nancy received the 2013 Peter Benchley Ocean Award for Excellence in the Media for her work at the intersection of science and journalism.