Jessie A. DeAro, PhD

Jessie A. DeAro, PhD

Jessie A. DeAro, PhD

ADVANCE and ECR Program Officer, Division of Human Resource Development and Directorate for Education and Human Resources | National Science Foundation

Dr. Jessie DeAro is an expert in broadening participation in STEM research and diversity programs and has nineteen years of experience designing, implementing, and leading federal grant programs at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S. Department of Education.  She has the managed several different diversity related grant programs at the NSF and is currently the NSF ADVANCE program lead and a program director with the EHR Core Research and the Science and Technology Centers programs.  She has served in leadership as acting Deputy Division Director at NSF and in policy roles as a senior policy advisor at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy in 2010.