Communications Officer of the European Geosciences Union
February 2018 – December 2019
Olivia Trani has been working as the EGU Communications Officer since February 2018. She is responsible for the management of the Union’s social media presence and the EGU blogs, where she writes regularly for the EGU’s official blog, GeoLog.
She is also the point of contact for early career scientists (ECS) at the EGU Office. In this capacity, she liaises with the ECS representatives and assists in their initiatives, provides EGU early career scientist members with relevant information and resources, and coordinates networking and career development activities.
Before joining the EGU Office, Olivia completed internships in science journalism and public information at the American Institute of Physics and the American Geophysical Union.
Olivia is originally from Richmond, Virginia in the United States. She received her undergraduate degrees in biology and environmental science at the College of William & Mary in 2016 and her master’s degree in science journalism from Boston University in 2017.