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Diana Jones

Executive Director, Center for Applied AI and Business Analytics, Dornsife Office for Experiential Learning

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Diana oversees the college’s Center for Applied AI and Business Analytics, a hub of collaboration among faculty, students and company partners. She leads the biennial Drexel LeBow Analytics 50 awards, a national recognition of analytics distinction across organizations. She has written several articles about analytics and business and a book chapter on data storytelling. A passionate advocate for women, Diana particularly enjoys forming partnerships to empower girls in Philadelphia through STEM education.

Diana also leads experiential learning efforts for Drexel LeBow, building initiatives that provide business insights for organizations and practical opportunities for students. She works with corporations to develop partnerships in curricular and co-curricular settings, such as business consulting projects, thought leadership engagements and applied research initiatives.

Prior to joining Drexel LeBow in 2013, Diana managed communications efforts and international business experiences for Arcadia University’s School of Global Business and oversaw journal publications for Springer publishing company. She received a BA in Professional Writing from York College of Pennsylvania, an MS in Communication from Drexel University, and an MBA from Drexel University.

Job Responsibilities

  • Industry partnerships
  • Applied research
  • Business consulting
  • Drexel LeBow Analytics 50 awards
  • Lawrie Advanced Global Leadership Program
  • STEM education for youth

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