Shana AsharShana Ashar
Assistant Director, Program on Science, Technology and Society

Shana Rabinowich Ashar is the Assistant Director of the Program on Science, Technology and Society. In this role, she oversees all of the STS Program's administrative operations, finances, and events. She manages the Program’s fellowship program and administers the STS Secondary Field. In collaboration with the STS Program’s partners across the university, she serves as the lead organizer for the STS Circle, the Science and Democracy Lecture Series, and other major workshops and panels. She also provides administrative leadership for the Program’s websites, the Science and Democracy Network and the Undergraduate STS Essay Prize Competition.

Shana holds an MA in Higher Education Administration and a BA in English, both from Boston College. Before joining the STS Program in 2010, Shana worked on international research programs, events, and administration at the Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.