Cotilya Brown relocated to Washington, DC from Brooklyn, NY in 2000. In the Spring of 2004 Cotilya completed a Bachelor’s in Print Journalism from Howard University’s John H. Johnson School of Communication. Cotilya’s professional portfolio includes positions at BAE Systems, ESI International, and the American Diabetes Association. Cotilya began working at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in August 2014 as a Senior Program Associate for the Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, and as a Report Review Assistant for the DELS Executive Office. In January 2016 Cotilya joined the Fellowships Office Team as a Travel Coordinator where she looks forward to assisting Associates with their travel needs.