Press Releases  |  12.17.2020

Challenger Center Welcomes Diane Flynn, MBE, to Board of Directors

Challenger Center is pleased to announce that Diane Flynn, MBE, has been elected to its Board of Directors. Ms. Flynn is currently the Director of the Beinecke Scholarship Program, which encourages and enables highly motivated students with backgrounds of financial need from across the United States to pursue opportunities available to them and to be courageous in the selection of a graduate course of study in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

Prior to the Beinecke Scholarship Program, Ms. Flynn spent close to 20 years studying and working in the UK as a strategy consultant and technology commercialization specialist in the public and not-for-profit sectors. Ms. Flynn was appointed by the British Government as a Commissioner of the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission. On her return to the US, Ms. Flynn was appointed as Chair of the New York region selection committee for the Marshall Scholarship program. Ms. Flynn was recognized as a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) in HM The Queen’s Birthday 2020 Honours List.

Ms. Flynn holds a Master of Business Administration from London Business School and a bachelor’s degree in physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. You can read Diane’s complete bio and see a full list of our Board of Directors here.