Earlier, Victoria had enhancing stints at Smithsonian Journal, New Scientist and Chemical & Engineering Information. She coated the final area shuttle launch, in 2011, and went on a fossil dig in Wyoming to report on hen evolution.
Victoria brings to her new function not only a deep data a couple of huge constellation of science subjects, but in addition a fame as a caring colleague with a eager wit.
Victoria’s peripatetic childhood – her father was within the U.S. Navy – took her from Georgia to Virginia, California, Pennsylvania, Italy and Britain. She attended Lehigh College, the place she graduated with a bachelor’s diploma in journalism and science writing, with a minor in earth and environmental science.
In her spare time, Victoria is an avid gamer, baker, painter, and big fan of karaoke and anime. She is a devotee of science fiction and may quote from reminiscence virtually most “Star Trek: Voyager” episodes. She lives within the District together with her husband, Aalok S. Mehta.
Please be a part of us in welcoming Victoria. Her first day is Nov. 7.