Kirsten Rasmussen has been appointed the director of business development for the National Science & Technology Education Partnership.
Ms. Rasmussen, 37, was a development officer for the Smithsonian Institution for the past six years.
The National Science & Technology Partnership is an Arlington, Va.-based nonprofit organization that aims to help middle and high school students improve their math, science, and technology skills.
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A version of this article appeared in the October 12, 2005 edition of Education Week