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Dean Acosta/Sonja Alexander
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Oct. 13, 2006
 
RELEASE : 06-335
 
 
Manuel Named Head of NASA Diversity and Equal Opportunity
 
 
NASA Deputy Administrator Shana Dale today announced the appointment of Brenda R. Manuel as the new assistant administrator for the Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity.

Manuel will be responsible for providing executive leadership and advocacy, advising and assisting the Administrator on all matters pertaining to diversity and equal opportunity requirements.

Manuel returns to NASA with 25 years experience in the equal employment opportunity and employment law fields as a program director, a member of the federal government's Senior Executive Service, an attorney, and a trainer.

As a former senior executive at NASA, Manuel served as acting deputy assistant administrator for Equal Opportunity Programs and director of the Discrimination Complaints Division. She has served as a program director and faculty member for the Public Administration Forum, a non-profit organization specializing in employment law training conferences for federal and public sector managers, attorneys, and Equal Employment Opportunity and human resources subject matter specialists.

Manuel has a bachelor's degree in business management from Howard University, Washington, and is a graduate of George Washington University Law Center, Washington.

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