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My name is Alaina G. Levine and I am a NASW Travel Fellow. I am extremely excited about ScienceWriters 2010, as it will be my first NASW Conference. I will be reporting on Great Science Writing Part I: From Eureka Moment to Book, and am looking forward to this and many other sessions – as well as the fabulous networking and learning opportunities with other writers and editors.

Unboxed Media is me-myself-and-I, Janet Rae-Dupree, former staffer at (in reverse chronological order) the Silicon Valley Business Journal, U.S. News & World Report, BusinessWeek, the San Jose Mercury News, Los Angeles Times, The Daily Breeze, the L.A. Daily News... Yes, one covers lots of territory during three decades in this business.

Hello, fellow science writers! I'm Virginia (Ginny) Hughes, an NASW Travel Fellow, freelance writer, Brooklynite, foodie and brain geek. I'm interested in neuroscience, genetics, biotech and the growing number of ways in which they overlap.

I'm going to leave my laptop computer at home for the conference—my first work-related trip since the mid-1990s without one. But I'm bringing my (work-assigned) iPad, and stuffing my ongoing work into the cloud of Google Docs and Dropbox in an attempt to keep up. I' m surprised at how nervous this strategy is making me.

Hi all. I'm Sara LaJeunesse, a freelance writer/editor and a NASW travel fellow this year. I'll be reporting on the "Profitable freelancing: Starting a business and keeping it productive" session. The goal of the session is to teach participants how to wear the many hats of a freelancer: writer and editor; CEO and employee; and treasurer and accountant. As a newbie to the freelancing world, I look forward to receiving this advice and to sharing it with you.

Hi! I'm one of the graduate travel fellows. I will be attending ScienceWriters2010 with many of my classmates from New York University's Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program (SHERP) - a 16-month MA in science journalism. Most of us have never attended an NASW conference and we are excited for all the great events, familiar faces and new acquaintances.