Bringing a diverse background in science, technology and communications to the Center for Constructive Communication, Lorrie helps to build CCC’s financial, program planning, consortia, and sponsored research strategies. Prior to her CCC role she was Director of Communications at the Media Lab and managed the Center for Civic Media. She also edited the Media Lab's Journal of Design and Science and connected the dots for a range of other Lab-wide initiatives.
In previous professional incarnations Lorrie was a process development scientist in the bio pharmaceutical industry; an acquisitions/development editor, marketing manager, and cover illustrator at O’Reilly Media; a senior editor at the Nature Publishing Group; and Manager of Programs at the Boston R&D lab of mobile network operator Orange S.A.
Lorrie holds a B.S. in Animal and Veterinary Science from the University of Maine. In her spare time she makes jewelry, paints in watercolor, photographs the world, and trains her corgi to do silly tricks.