Barbara Dente is a program coordinator for the Open Society Scholarship Programs.
Prior to joining Open Society, Dente worked as an Actors’ Equity Association production stage manager working on theater productions in New York and New Jersey. She also worked in the development department at the Roundabout Theatre Company. In March 2005, Dente joined the Open Society Foundations where she has worked as a program associate with the Public Health Program and a program accounts coordinator with the Open Society Justice Initiative.
Dente earned her BA in theater arts at the University of Northern Iowa and her MPA in nonprofit arts administration from Seton Hall University. She also holds a certificate in global affairs and a certificate in not-for-profit accounting and governmental reporting from New York University.