Marlena Chertock is the Membership Marketing Specialist at the Society. She is a digital storyteller and has a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Maryland. She also writes poetry and serves as the Poetry Editor at District Lit. While Marlena did not study science, she obsessively follows news about space, genetics, and technology. Previously, she wrote articles and produced stories for the air at Marketplace, WTOP, Education Week, and News21.