Lori Downen

Lori Downen is Senior Associate Global Academic Program Manager at SAS. She supports academic programs in advancing analytics education to meet the demands of the labor market with an emphasis on student engagement. She received her Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Physics, specializing in experimental and computational nuclear astrophysics, and has experience as a mentor and instructor with organizations like the Society for Women Engineers and Women in Science and Engineering.