Marietta Damond is the Deputy Chief Program Officer for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Marietta’s primary focus is to direct and support program evaluation activities in this department that includes a diverse array of high-impact programs at AAAS including the Science and Technology Policy Fellowships; Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights & the Law; Dialogue on Science, Ethics, & Religion; the Center for Science Diplomacy; the EPI Center; SciLine; the Center for Public Engagement; and efforts to increase diversity, equity and inclusion in STEMM education and the STEMM workforce.
Prior to this role, Marietta worked as the Director of Research in the Department of Membership at AAAS, helping to guide the organization through a better understanding of the interests, needs and engagement of AAAS members through data driven processes.
Over the last 30 years, Marietta has worked extensively in the fields of behavioral research and program evaluation directing and implementing research projects on a national scale for several clients such as The National Institutes of Health, The American Red Cross, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, various professional associations and private industry. She received her doctorate degree in Applied Social Psychology from The George Washington University.