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People
passion
purpose

Every day, our researchers and educators bring the Smithsonian to life for you. Their passion is contagious. Their purpose is to discover and share new knowledge about life in the tropics, past and present, and its relevance to human welfare. Be inspired by the people who are answering the big questions, forging a path into the future, and sparking lifelong learning. 
Giving

People
passion
purpose

Every day, our researchers and educators bring the Smithsonian to life for you. Their passion is contagious. Their purpose is to discover and share new knowledge about life in the tropics, past and present, and its relevance to human welfare. Be inspired by the people who are answering the big questions, forging a path into the future, and sparking lifelong learning.
Giving

People
passion
purpose

Every day, our researchers and educators bring the Smithsonian to life for you. Their passion is contagious. Their purpose is to discover and share new knowledge about life in the tropics, past and present, and its relevance to human welfare. Be inspired by the people who are answering the big questions, forging a path into the future, and sparking lifelong learning.
Giving

People
passion
purpose

Every day, our researchers and educators bring the Smithsonian to life for you. Their passion is contagious. Their purpose is to discover and share new knowledge about life in the tropics, past and present, and its relevance to human welfare. Be inspired by the people who are answering the big questions, forging a path into the future, and sparking lifelong learning.

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Jenny McMillan

Jennifer S. McMillan

Associate Director of Advancement
mcmillanj@si.edu
+1 (202) 633-4088
Washington, D.C.

Lisa Barnett

Lisa Barnett

Director of Development
barnettl@si.edu
+1 (202) 633-4014
Washington, D.C.

Kate Hibbs

Major Gifts Officer
HibbsK@si.edu
+1 (202) 394-2187
Washington, D.C.

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