Gwendolyn Schanker


Gwen comes to Ten Bridge with years of science communication and journalism experience, having covered topics ranging from biotechnology to academic research to the environment. She is dedicated to facilitating cohesive and effective science communication. Prior to working at Ten Bridge, Gwen completed six-month co-ops at Vertex Pharmaceuticals, where she managed the company's weekly internal newsletter and assisted with social media and patient advocacy initiatives; and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, where she composed long-form stories about complex marine science research and spent a week shooting video aboard the R/V Neil Armstrong. She also spent five years writing and editing for Northeastern's quarterly print science magazine, NU Sci, with a one-year term as president of the magazine. Gwen earned her dual bachelor’s degrees in journalism and biology from Northeastern University.