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Angela Phillips Diaz


Board Member , Board of Directors


Angela Phillips Diaz is the Executive Director, Government Research Relations, University of
California San Diego (UC San Diego). She represents UC San Diego at the highest levels of
government with the objective of elevating the visibility of its unique research capabilities through
government advocacy, issue management, and liaison with campus constituencies. Diaz held executive
leadership positions in education, government relations, legislative affairs, S&T policy, and
international relations at NASA, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, UC
Riverside, and Purdue University. For over 20 years, she has worked with organizations ranging
from Fortune 500 companies to startups, non-profit organizations, and government agencies in North
America, Europe, Asia, and Australia in science and engineering education and science and
technology policy.
Ms. Diaz served on international, national and regional non-profit boards of directors.