This site welcomes science writers and editors who are passionate about improving the quality of information, education, and support for the peaceful use of science
Mary Golden founded and guided the UCAR/NCAR Communicating Science and ESL programs from 2003-2007 and continues to lead writing workshops there. A certified ESL coach, she has helped both native English speakers and other scientists improve their writing and presentations for ten years.
From 2002-2012, she was the Chief Editorial Assistant for Monthly Weather Review. She edited numerous papers that appeared in MWR, co-authored an article on the review process with MWR's Chief Editor David M. Schultz, and contributed to his book on scientific writing and presentation, Eloquent Science. Mary has also edited geology, business and legal texts and was a reporter and editor for Genetic Engineering News for several years. Hundreds of her business and general articles have been published.
Mary founded and directed several career-related educational programs, including ESL for Professional Life. She is the Convenor of the Colorado Collaborative for Girls in STEM, an affiliate of the National Girls Collaborative Project which is funded in part by the National Science Foundation to increase gender equity in STEM careers. She is the Director of Cool Girls Science and Art Club.
All posts represent her personal thoughts or those of other authors contributing to this blog.