Deirdre (“Didi”) holds a BBA in Business Administration, concentrating in management and marketing with a 4.0 GPA, from The College of Westchester in White Plains, NY. There, Didi was president of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society and a member of the Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society. Prior to joining Yale, Didi supported eight attorneys in Westchester NY. She joined the FAS Dean’s Office in April 2017 and provided support to the FAS Dean, Senior Associate Deans and two Divisional Deans. In August 2020, Didi transferred to The School of Engineering & Applied Science where she provides executive support to the Dean, Deputy Dean and Assistant Dean. Among her many and varied duties Didi manages the Dean’s and School’s event calendars, coordinates functions and events for the School, manages the annual space allocation survey, and plans and coordinates a variety of activities in support of high profile functions, development activities and school level faculty searches and recruiting efforts. Didi is also a worship singer at a church in West Haven and has participated in musical theater.