Leana Nordstrom, associate project director and experienced project manager, is an expert in communications, event management, and product management. She leads the design of publications, infographics, videos, websites, and events that advance efforts to improve STEM education.

Currently, Nordstrom heads up communications for EDC’s Oceans of Data Institute and CADRE (Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education), managing their social media, newsletters, and websites. She also manages global and regional event planning for EDC’s Amgen Biotech Experience Program Office. Before EDC, Nordstrom worked at Public Interest GRFX and served in the Peace Corps.

Nordstrom holds a BA in Environmental Studies from Bates College and received her PMD Pro Certification as a project manager from APMG International. She is proficient in German and fluent in English.