I am as comfortable writing a book or designing an interactive science lesson as I am editing a policy paper or managing a large-scale project. I collaborate with my clients, helping them shape and implement their ideas.
Making the Complex Coherent and Cohesive
Ms. Fenichel has more than 30 years of communications experience. She has written two books for the National Academies and numerous reports for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the National Science Foundation (NSF). Science for All Children, published in 1996, presents a model for science education reform. Her 2010 book, Surrounded by Science, co-authored with Heidi Schweingruber, synthesizes the research on informal science education. For AAAS and NSF, she has developed comprehensive reports on key programs, including the Robert Noyce Scholarship Program and Transforming Undergraduate Education in STEM.
As an editor, Ms. Fenichel is known for her ability to take a complex manuscript under a tight deadline and turn it into a successful product. Her strong management skills have been demonstrated when managing large-scale projects for the National Business Group on Health, Discovery Education, the National Science Resources Center and AAAS.
Working in Multiple Areas
Ms. Fenichel has written numerous online and interactive lesson plans for a range of clients, including Discovery Communications, Pangea Tools and AAAS. She also worked closely with CEO Vision to develop the company’s website.
Ms. Fenichel writes and edits health reports. Working with Partnership for Prevention, she produced a handbook on how to develop influenza immunization programs in the workplace. She also wrote Autoimmune Diseases in Women, a consumer-oriented booklet that presents a succinct discussion of the science, diagnosis and treatment of autoimmune diseases.
Ms. Fenichel graduated cum laude from Bryn Mawr College with an A.B. in English. She is a member of the National Association of Science Writers and the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW). She was the 2010 NAPW Maryland Professional Woman of the Year.