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Dana Allen-Greil leads digital strategy for education at the National Gallery of Art and teaches as an adjunct for the Johns Hopkins University Museum Studies graduate program. For more than 13 years, she has specialized in leveraging technology to help museums and other nonprofits engage their constituents, affirm their relevance, and demonstrate their value. Dana’s past positions include: 8 years at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, as New Media Project Manager and later as Chief of Digital Outreach and Engagement; social media strategist and account director at Ogilvy Public Relations, where she managed social media strategy high-profile clients such as The Heart Truth® campaign; and online communications coordinator at the Kaiser Family Foundation. Dana holds a bachelor’s degree in English from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and a master’s degree in Museum Studies from The George Washington University, where she also taught graduate courses in museum technology. Dana is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Exhibitionist journal (affiliated with the National Association of Museum Exhibition) and the Advisory Board of Social Media Week DC. Dana participated in the Getty Leadership Institute’s NextGen program, has served as an IMLS grant reviewer, and volunteered as an executive officer on the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums board of directors. She is currently Vice Chair of the board for the small nonprofit Education Fights AIDS International.
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Dana Allen-Greil leads digital strategy for education at the National Gallery of Art. She specializes in leveraging technology to help nonprofits engage constituents, demonstrate value, and stay relevant. Her past positions include: Account Director at Ogilvy Public Relations; Adjunct Faculty in Museum Studies at The George Washington University and Johns Hopkins University; Chief of Digital Outreach and Engagement at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History; and Online Communications & Publishing Coordinator at the Kaiser Family Foundation. Dana holds a B.A. in English from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and an M.A. in Museum Studies from The George Washington University.