Dina Venezky, PhD, is the executive director for non-degree programs at Smith College. She joined Smith in Fall 2018 as the first executive director for Non-Degree Programs (NDP), part of the president’s initiative to bring Smith’s long experience in women’s education and leadership to broader audiences across the lifespan. Since joining Smith, she has been creating new programming strategies and bringing new innovative learning experiences to all our programs. Education and STEM, in particular, have been passions throughout Dina’s life and she has more than 20 years of advocating for and communicating technical and business concepts in startups, government, and academia. Prior to joining Smith, Dina built online custom programs and grew the marketing and analytics portfolio for Stanford GSB Executive Education. Her corporate experience includes three startups where she consulted on data analytics, created marketing and training strategies for product launches with Fortune 500 partners, and helped build a just-in-time offset and digital printing company.