Dr. Wanda E. Ward

Dr. Wanda E. Ward


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Saturday - 3:30PM: The Convention Center's Great Hall

Dr. Wanda E. Ward is Head of the National Science Foundation’s Office of International and Integrative Activities.  She has served on the U.S. President's National Science and Technology Council subcommittees in the social and behavioral sciences and science education. She was elected a member of the International Social Science Executive Committee (2013-2016).  Ward took the BA in psychology from Princeton University and the PhD in psychology from Stanford University. She has received numerous awards including the 2006 Federation of Behavioral, Psychological and Cognitive Sciences Richard T. Louttit Award and the 2006 U.S. Presidential Rank Award for Distinguished Executive.

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