Eileen D. Tomczuk is a museum professional with more than ten years of experience in education, exhibit development, research, evaluation, and fundraising. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Urban Studies through the City, Culture & Community Program at Tulane University and her research focuses on spatial justice and community engagement in historic preservation. Eileen’s past roles include Curator of Education at the Louisiana State Museum, Research Assistant for the Children’s Museum Research Network, Project Manager for Public Engagement at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center in Seattle, and Grants Manager for the National WWII Museum. Eileen holds an MA in Museology and a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the University of Washington. She earned a BA with a double major in Art History and Film Studies from Tulane University. She is passionate about preserving and sharing LGBTQ+ stories and spaces.