November 16, 2009
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Andrea Weiss Joins Maryland Science Center
The Maryland Science Center has appointed Andrea Weiss as Director of Foundation and Government Relations, announced Van Reiner, president and CEO. Weiss will manage relationships with foundation and government supporters, focusing on creating partnerships with organizations committed to math and science education and employment development.
Ms. Weiss was most recently Principal at Elegancy at Work, where she focused on freelance writing for non-profit organizations. She previously held positions in the fundraising departments of the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health and the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland
Ms. Weiss is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Madison, and received a Master’s degree in Science and Speech from Marquette University.
About the Maryland Science Center:
The Maryland Science Center’s mission is to stimulate and cultivate awareness, interest, and understanding of science through exciting educational programming. The Maryland Science Center features hands-on exhibits for visitors of all ages based on earth science, dinosaurs, the human body, space and the Chesapeake Bay. More than 550,000 people visit the Maryland Science Center each year, including 100,000 school children at schools, community centers, and public events.