Dr. Donna J. Dean is Senior Science Advisor with Lewis-Burke Associates LLC. Dr. Dean is responsible for developing strategies and providing advice and counsel to clients that enhance their successful participation in federal research programs. Dr. Dean has also been a pivotal leader on scientific and technical workforce issues (such as the Federal Interagency Commission on the Advancement of Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science, Engineering and Technology) and in women's health (co-chair of the Committee to establish the 21st century women's health research agenda.) Among her current professional activities are the Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and Executive Board of the Washington Academy of Sciences. She recently completed a two-year term as national President of the Association for Women in Science.
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