Adriana has held a number of leadership positions and fellow roles pertaining to policy development and advocacy to support the research enterprise and STEM workforce.

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Membership Engagement Chair, Section X Steering Group

The Science Coalition

Member, Board of Directors


SciTech Forefront

Member, Inaugural Advisory Board

R Ecosystem

Member, Core Advisory Board

Federation of American Scientists

Senior Fellow, Science Policy

Advancing Research Impact in Society



Supplier Logo Master - SfN

Society for Neuroscience

Policy & Advocacy Fellow



ESEP Coalition

Member, Steering Committee



CEO & Managing Publisher [first female CEO]


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Women in Government Relations

Co-chair, Education Task Force

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Future of Research

Co-Director, Policy Taskforce



American Society for Cell Biology

Associate Member, Public Policy Committee


National Postdoctoral Association

Co-vice Chair, Policy, Education & Advocacy Writing Team, Advocacy Committee

Association for Women in Science

Member, Chapter and Affiliates Committee (CAC)


Graduate Career Consortium

Co-chair, PhD Career Outcomes Committee





SfN DC Metro Area Chapter

Co-chair, NeuroPolicy Committee




National Science Policy Network

Co-chair, Graduate Education Committee


Emory DC Politics & Policy Network

Founding President