NWHM Appoints Dr. Lori Ann Terjesen Director of Education

The National Women’s History Museum (NWHM) announced the appointment of Lori Ann Terjesen, PhD, as director of education. In her new role, Dr. Terjesen develops, presents, and oversees programs and projects that interpret the Museum’s mission with special emphasis on the history of American women. Dr. Terjesen is a nonprofit management specialist and museum educator with a 15-year career in museums and cultural institutions. Dr. Terjesen completed her PhD in art history and museum studies at Case Western Reserve University. “Dr. Terjesen’s extensive experience and background make her uniquely qualified to lead our education department and spearhead our educational initiatives,” said NWHM Board Chair Susan Whiting, “She brings deep experience in museum education, curation and collection, and working with schools and museums to design programs. Dr. Terjesen will be a wonderful asset working on behalf of the Museum and helping us deliver on our mission.”