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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Office

Juan Fung, Jeanita Pritchett and Carina Hahn pose for a group photo outside on the NIST campus.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Office staff (from left) Dr. Juan Fung, Dr. Jeanita Pritchett and Dr. Carina Hahn on NIST's Gaithersburg campus.
Credit: R. Wilson/NIST

DR. JEANITA PRITCHETT

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Dr. Jeanita Pritchett [she | her | hers] is the acting director of the NIST Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Office. In this role, she is responsible for co-leading the development and implementation of the NIST Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) Strategic Plan and supporting the development and implementation of the DOC Equity Action Plan and the DOC DEIA Strategic Plan. She began her career working as an NRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow and analytical chemist focused on developing reference materials for clinical, food, and forensics-related programs. After spending years at the bench, she decided to pivot her career to pursue her passion: Motivating others to gain clarity and confidence as they navigate their careers while elevating DEI in STEM. Read her full bio.

DR. JUAN FUNG

Juan Fung

Dr. Juan Fung [he | him | his] is a diversity, equity, and inclusivity statistic research analyst in the NIST Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Office and an economist in the Engineering Laboratory’s Applied Economics Office. His research focuses on the economics of disaster resilience and seismic risk mitigation. Read his full bio.

DR. CARINA HAHN

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Dr. Carina Hahn [she | her | hers] is a social scientist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)’s Information Technology Laboratory and a statistical research analyst in the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Office (DEIO). Her research investigates face recognition accuracy in humans and automated face recognition technology. Read her full bio.

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