Dina Bailey is the Director of Educational Strategies for the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, Georgia; this new institution opened in June 2014, and has a mission to empower everyone to take the protection of every human’s rights personally. In fulfilling this mission, Ms. Bailey oversees three major components of the institution – interpretation/content, educational initiatives, and community programming. Prior to working at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Dina was the Director of Museum Experiences for the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center where she oversaw the entire programmatic side of the institution.
Dina began her career as a high school English teacher – teaching American Literature and Advanced Placement English. Her degrees include a Bachelor of Science in Middle/Secondary Education from Butler University; a Masters in Anthropology of Development and Social Transformation from the University of Sussex; and, a graduate certification in Museum Studies from the University of Cincinnati. Ms. Bailey has been published in both the formal education and museum fields.