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Donna Turner

Donna Turner

SPARK East Innovation Center Assistant

Donna Turner serves as the assistant coordinator at the SPARK East Innovation Center. In this position, Donna supports all SPARK East events, management of the incubator and tenant space, and completion of day-to-day operations.

Prior to joining Ann Arbor SPARK, Donna taught college English, substituted and assisted in classrooms at the elementary school level, and worked in hospital, financial, and educational administration settings.

Donna earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Written Communications and Public Relations from Eastern Michigan University and a Master’s Degree in English from Marshall University. She has more than two decades of experience in administrative and technical support, education, communication, research, organization, and behavioral management. She has spent over a decade studying and practicing mindfulness-based stress reduction and enjoys sharing with others the benefits of the practice.