Patricia Falcone: On women in science and weird stories from the front lines

As deputy director of science and technology for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Patricia Falcone ’74 has been at the forefront of women in science since becoming one of the first female engineering majors at Princeton. She now oversees the strategic development of Livermore’s scientific capabilities and is responsible for its collaborative research with academia and the private sector. Pat joined Livermore after serving in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy where she advised on a wide range of national security, science and technology issues. Along the way, she’s had experiences both weird and wonderful.