Marsha Fenner

Communications/Program Manager, Berkeley Institute for Data Science

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Marsha Fenner

Marsha Fenner, BIDS Communications/Program Manager, works to connect researchers, facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration and implement training/education/outreach programs that enhance and expand Berkeley’s vibrant and diverse data science community.  She focuses on developing programs, content and events that engage the entire Berkeley community by strengthening partnerships and integrating research efforts among a wide array of disciplines and departments across campus and beyond.  

Marsha has managed communications, training/education/outreach programs and administrative operations for scientific programs and research initiatives at UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, including the Innovative Genomics Institute, the DOE Joint Genome Institute and the Advanced Light Source.  She holds an MA in philosophy and comparative religious studies from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, and a BA in Classics/Philosophy/Mathematics from Elmira College in upstate New York.

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