Lucienne Beard is the Executive Director of the Alice Paul Institute, a women's history and leadership development center based at Alice Paul's family home, Paulsdale, in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey (www.alicepaul.org) She has worked in non-profit education and program development for over 25 years in museums and cultural organizations in Philadelphia and surrounding area. As API's first director of programs 2000-07, she established the Alice Paul Leadership Program, a menu of workshops, seminars and camps for girls aged 7-22 that uses historic and contemporary women as role models of leadership, and the historic interpretation of Paulsdale, the only accessible National Historic Landmark in New Jersey that honors a woman. She currently serves as Secretary on the Board of Trustees of the New Century Trust (www.newcenturytrust.org). Beard earned a B.S. in International Affairs from The George Washington University and an M.A. in American History from Rutgers University, plus a Certificate of Non-Profit Management from The NonProfit Center at LaSalle University's School of Business.