Linda Abraham-Silver

Associate Director
Government of Abu Dhabi Technology Department

Linda Abraham-Silver

Associate Director
Government of Abu Dhabi Technology Department

Biography

Linda Abraham-Silver, EdD, lives and works in the United Arab Emirates where she works for the Government of Abu Dhabi on the creation and growth of informal science education initiatives in support of the emirate’s Economic Vision 2030. Prior to her work in the Gulf, Dr. Abraham-Silver spent 8 years as the President and CEO of Great Lakes Science Center (Cleveland, Ohio) and 13 years with the Natural History Museum of Los  Angeles County as Vice President of Education & Guest Relations for the 4 museums that comprise the NHMLAC family of museums. A California native, Dr. Abraham-Silver has worked with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Aeronautics and Space Association (NASA) on community outreach projects with the goal of increasing the public understanding of science. She holds degrees from UCLA, Pepperdine University, and the University of Southern California.

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