For your passionate commitment to clear and effective communication, promoting harmonious workplace relationships, and helping others on their path to professional development, and for dedicated service to STC and its communities.
Andrea J. Wenger has worked as a technical communicator for 19 years at Schneider Electric in Raleigh, NC, where her information products have won more than a dozen STC competition awards at the local and international levels. With a degree in English from Lafayette College in Easton, PA, Andrea is a true wordsmith. She loves language and delights in editing complex material into simpler terms to create order from chaos.
This fascination led to a quarterly column in Carolina Communiqué, the STC Carolina newsletter, where she extolled the virtues of punctuation and powerful words. She also specializes in the topic of writing and personality type, authoring the popular blog WriteWithPersonality.com.
A member of Toastmasters International, she has offered numerous presentations for STC and other organizations. She has served in leadership positions in the STC Carolina Chapter and the Technical Editing SIG. She also volunteers at the Society level, currently serving on the Nominating Committee.
Andrea is active in the Romance Writers of America and is president of the Women’s Fiction Chapter. She was a contributing author to the anthology Heart of the Matter: Tips from the Heart of Carolina Romance Writers on Writing and Selling Your Novel. Her short fiction has appeared in the literary journal The Rambler.
When she’s not writing, she enjoys gardening, scuba diving, and hiking active volcanoes with her husband.