Mary-Deirdre Coraggio is the Director of Communications in the Technology Partnerships Office (TPO) at the National Institute of Standards (NIST). She manages and coordinates TPO’s internal and external communications projects. Mary-Deirdre was previously Director of the Information Services Office (ISO) at NIST.
Prior to joining TPO, Mary-Deirdre applied her far reaching vision and leadership skills to modernize the information services office (ISO) and introduce digital resources and programs. As a result, ISO was a three-time winner of the Federal Library of the Year award for its technological innovations and comprehensive knowledge and data management systems. ISO was also awarded the Silver Quality Award by Maryland Performance Excellence Award Program for its organizational excellence achieved by employing the Baldrige framework for measuring and improving organizational performance. Mary-Deirdre was also director of the Technical Library at the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division in China Lake, California.
Mary-Deirdre holds a MLS in library and information science form Pratt Institute.