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Lorrie LeJeune
Assistant Director

Lorrie LeJeune is Assistant Director of the Center, to which she brings a diverse background in science, technology, and publishing. Lorrie began her career in pharmaceutical development, but her fascination with writing, editing, illustration and Macintosh computers eventually led her into a career in publishing at the MIT Press, the University of Michigan Press, and O'Reilly Media, where she spent nearly nine years as a product manager, editor, and cover illustrator. In past incarnations Lorrie was the program manager at France Telecom's R&D lab in Cambridge, MA; the managing director of OpenWetWare, a wiki dedicated to open sharing of information in science; and most recently, senior editor at Scitable, Nature Publishing Group's online library for science education.