and informative,


When Amy Aines speaks, she helps build successful careers.  Her evidence-based methods and advice changes how people communicate and gives them the confidence to speak up. 

“Amy — you were fabulous today. Truly spot on! I heard many great comments from the Livermore Lab Foundation fellows and data science summer students. At the reception tonight I went up to many of them and said, let’s go out and practice what Amy taught you today!”

Susan Houghton

Project Manager – Carbon Cleanup Initiative
Livermore Lab Foundation

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Learn more about how Amy Aines can contribute to the success of your next event.

You can fill out this form or feel free to e-mail her: amy@championshipscience.com.

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What People Are Saying

I’ve heard presentation training before but this was something else…Amy gave us so many actionable ways to keep audiences engaged, present information more compellingly, and exude confidence. The session was an absolute hit with our members!

Danielle Bodicoat

Medical statistician | Helping academic health researchers to plan and carry out their analysis with real understanding

After attending this session, I am revamping my process of creating presentations. Thank you for the powerful and immediately actionable tips and insights. I really appreciate your passion for helping scientists increase impact.

Nadia M. Bracken 

Clinical Innovator in Biotech and Life Sciences


Wow, thank you for a fantastic webinar yesterday! I’m attaching the summary of evaluations we received from the participants. All were very positive. Thank you again for reaching out and bringing your excellent content to our membership community!

Erin Heckler, PhD

Director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research
Washington University in St. Louis

Decades of knowledge to share

I’m Amy Aines

I’m passionate about helping STEM graduates launch and build successful careers. I give seminars and workshops on how to give great technical presentations, be understood, build trusted relationships, collaborate effectively, and gain the confidence to make a bigger impact.

Timeless Topics

Being Understood

Career Success

Better Presentations


November 2023 – Carnegie Mellon Workshop – Get Ready to Interview: How to Stand Out and Land the Job

November 2023 – Carbon Forum 2023 Novo Nordisk Foundation CO2 Research Center Copenhagen

November 2023 – Carnegie Mellon Workshop – How to Be a More Confident, Engaging and Compelling Speaker

October 2023 – Florida International University Science Communication Conference – Get Ready to Champion Your Science

March 2023 – Speaking at Grad FUTURES Forum, Princeton  Giving a Great Talk: How to Engage Listeners When You Are the Only Expert in the Room  

February 14 2023 – SWIPE Magazine Interview with Amy and Roger Aines   (CLICK TO WATCH)

September 2021 – How to Build Rapport and Connection When You Meet New People Columbia University

April 2021 – Seven Ways to Be a More Engaging, Compelling and Confident Speaker – SAi Seminar

March 2021 – Three Ways to Close the Communications Gap = Science Talk Conference

February 2021 – Getting to Yes, National Postdoc Association 

October 2020 – ClubSciWri interviews Amy Aines, communication expert and book author

August 20, 2020 Stanford Postdoc Symposium –Beyond Your Postdoc: Avoiding the Pitfalls of Communicating Science  

July 28, 2020 – Spoken Communications: Where Scientists Go Astray Interview by Anne Janzer, Writing to be Understood

August 6, 2019 – Lawrence Livermore Women’s Association Fundraising Luncheon – Raise Your Voice: Show Up, Speak Up and Get Your Ideas Heard

June 26, 2019 – Eleven Principles for Communicating Science to Get Results
Alan-Kavli Learning Center

May 21, 2019 University of California Los Angeles, Communicating Science in Today’s World

May 16, 2019 Cyclotron Road Event

March 28, 2019 Relationship-Building and Influence: Tips for Getting Sponsors to Support Your Science
Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science Webinar

February 21, 2019 The Bio Report Podcast – Teaching Scientists to Be Effective Communicators