National Gallery of Art
Dana Allen-Greil leads digital strategy for education at the National Gallery of Art. For more than 12 years, she has specialized in leveraging technology to help nonprofit organizations engage their constituents, demonstrate their value, and stay relevant in an ever-evolving communications environment. Dana was previously an account director at Ogilvy Public Relations, where she managed social media strategy for public health clients such as The Heart Truth® campaign and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Before joining Ogilvy, she worked for 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. Prior to her work at the Smithsonian, she spent 3 years in online communications and publishing at the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonprofit health policy organization. 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 subsequently taught graduate courses in museum technology. She currently teaches as an adjunct professor at the Johns Hopkins University Museum Studies graduate program and volunteers as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for Education Fights AIDS International.
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