Laura H. Greene is the Chief Scientist of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory and the Marie Krafft Professor of Physics at Florida State University. Her research is on quantum materials, focusing on fundamental studies of novel materials growth and the mechanisms of unconventional superconductivity. As a leading advocate for diversity in science, a champion for women in science and engineering, science diplomacy, ethics, and human rights, she has held leadership roles in many science organizations nationally and internationally, including president of the American Physical Society (APS), the Board of Directors for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and is presently the Vice President of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) for Ethics and Outreach. President Joe Biden recently appointed Greene to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) which directly advises POTUS on matters of science, technology, and innovation policy. Greene is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and is a fellow of the Institute of Physics (U.K.), the AAAS, and the APS. She has been a Guggenheim Fellow, was awarded the E.O. Lawrence Award for Materials Research from the U.S. Department of Energy, the APS Maria Goeppert-Mayer Award, and the Bellcore Award of Excellence. She has co-authored over 200 publications and presented nearly 700 invited talks.