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National Strategy and Program Director, Encore Fellowships

Darlene is the National Strategy Director for the Encore Fellowships Program. Based in Houston, she is excited to apply her experience in relationship management, marketing and program management to CoGenerate and the Encore Fellowships Program.

Darlene comes to Cogenerate from Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) with almost 24 years of experience in a variety of roles, including marketing, planning, alliances and program management. Darlene’s most recent role at HPE was as a Senior Program Manager on the HPE Global Solutions Engineering team, where she led complex engineered solutions design, testing and deployment projects.

Prior to joining HPE, Darlene held several roles in engineering, communications and marketing in the telecommunications industry.

Darlene is a self-professed foodie with a certificate from eCornell in plant-based nutrition. She is also a certified food manager.