Daniela Iacona

Daniela Iacona is the director for international engagement and governance at ABET, a non-profit, non-governmental organization that accredits college and university-level programs in the disciplines of applied & natural sciences, computing, engineering, and engineering technology worldwide. Iacona has supported ABET’s mission for over 15 years and has played a key role in the development and implementation of its global operations plan. Iacona currently oversees all of ABET’s international initiatives, including its engagement in mutual recognition agreements, memoranda of understanding, and global outreach and collaboration activities.

In her dual role, Iacona is also responsible for managing all operational activities related to the governance of ABET. In this capacity, she is responsible for leading all Board of Directors, Board of Delegates, four Area Delegations and affiliated Council and Committees operational functions.

Iacona earned her master of global management degree from Thunderbird School of Global Management and baccalaureate in international studies from Old Dominion University. She has also earned American Society of Association Executives’ (ASAE) Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation.