engagement and programming manager, Locomotion, Science Museums Group
Eileen has been working in the arts and culture sector for 20 years. She specialises in museum learning, outreach, and community cohesion. Her varied roles have included local museums and heritage engagement through to strategic regional and national programmes, supporting cross-sector collaborations, partnerships, and skills development. She currently works for the national Science Museums Group. Eileen has degrees in Industrial Archaeology with History, Museums Studies, and Leadership and Management. She is an associate and mentor for the Museums Association. As a historian at heart, Eileen loves debating and believes it is one of the best ways to develop critical thinking skills; empowering freedom of speech and encouraging us to question our biases and the world around us.
Eileen tweets @eileenatkins