Edlyn Levine, PhD ’16, applied physics, is a Senior Scientist in the Quantum Information Sciences group at the MITRE Corporation. Her work at MITRE focuses on tackling advanced technical challenges and expanding scientific frontiers in the interest of National Defense. She also leads MITRE's Academic Engagement Team, focusing on building research and recruitment relationships with Boston-area universities. She holds these positions jointly with a Research Associateship in the Department of Physics at Harvard University. Dr. Levine has been awarded for her scientific work with nationally competitive fellowships, the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship and the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship. She served as the Coordinating Fellow for Dudley House after three years of service as the Dudley Outings Fellow. Her efforts as a Fellow enabled her to contribute to, and enrich, the graduate community at Harvard. She received the Hanson Award for Special Service to Graduate Students in recognition of these contributions. Dr. Levine was also president of the GSAS Science Policy Group. She is invested in empowering graduate students to explore their opportunities and has advised students individually, and via workshops, on how to succeed in graduate school and in the job market.