Nancy van Dillen
Director of Programs
Festival Inspiration: Impact. The idea that future STEM innovators may pinpoint the moment of their personal or professional inspiration to a childhood experience at the USA Science & Engineering Festival.


Nancy has contributed to the Festival’s success through the development and management of programs and events such as the Nifty Fifty, Sneak Peek Friday and the X-STEM Symposium. In her role, Nancy works closely with educators and industry leaders to bring STEM to kids in the greater DC area and beyond. Prior to the Festival, Nancy’s professional experience includes research, program development, and event and project management for both companies and non-profit organizations in the high tech and life sciences industries.