New executive director Eboney Hearn ’01 will further OEOP’s mission to empower middle and high schoolers from diverse backgrounds to become future scientists and engineers. Photo courtesy of the MIT Office of the Dean for Graduate Education.
Eboney Hearn ’01 has been named the new executive director of the MIT Office of Engineering Outreach Programs (OEOP). She will assume the role on August 22.
An alumna of the Department of Chemical Engineering with deep knowledge of the Institute, Hearn previously served as assistant dean for graduate education and diversity initiatives at the Office of the Dean for Graduate Education (ODGE) from 2014 to 2016 and as program director of the Broad Institute’s diversity initiative from 2008 to 2014. In both roles she provided strategic direction and coordination to increase student diversity and academic success at all levels.