Dr. Gail Dinter-Gottlieb has been a University President and Dean, Executive Director of an NGO, Professor and scientific researcher. At Acadia University she headed a $50 million campaign that exceeded its goal, and resulted in a new Biology building and Canada’s first Academic Commons. As Dean of Science at Buffalo State College, she brought a $4 million grant to the University. In Buffalo, at Pace University (New York) and at Acadia, she created Centers for Community Outreach, supporting academic courses that were relevant to community issues. As a research professor she received national recognition for her model for education about AIDS and also carried out research on a potential treatment for the virus, supported by a $500,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Dinter-Gottlieb now works as a Consultant for education and fund-raising. She is currently the Development Consultant for The Maisha Foundation, which is creating a film industry in East Africa, and for Out of the Binders, Inc., which seeks to offer greater opportunity to women writers in the fields of literature, journalism, media and filmmaking.