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New Director for the Women's Center

Lisa Borello, an assistant director and program manager at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, has been named director of the University of Dayton Women’s Center.
 
Borello brings more than 15 years of experience in higher education administration as an advocate for ensuring gender equity and promoting the academic, personal and professional achievement of women. Her skills include project and budget management, grant writing, assessment for continuous improvement, teaching and educational programming, organizational management and strategic planning. 

“She brings leadership, mentoring and organizational abilities to her work as well as an extensive understanding of women’s issues, a keen interest in interdisciplinary work, and an innovative and collaborative mindset,” said Deb Bickford, associate provost for academic affairs and learning initiatives.
 
Borello has worked at Johns Hopkins since January 2016, and is currently directing research on at understanding gender differences in career selection in the School of Medicine’s professional development and career office. aimed Among other previous work, she served as project coordinator and affiliate faculty with the women’s studies program at Kansas State University.
 
She earned her master’s degree and doctorate in sociology of science and technology from the Georgia Institute of Technology, where her graduate training followed two interrelated research paths: the representation and advancement of women in STEM disciplines; and gender, health, and technology. She also holds a master’s degree in women’s studies from Georgia State University.
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