Crystal Anderson served as a Program Assistant at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and later with the National Science Foundation. Crystal returned to the NIH in 2012 when she joined the National Institute of Mental Health as a Grants Management Specialist. In 2014, she received the NIMH Director’s Group Award for evaluation of and recommendations for the NIMH official grant file. In 2015, Crystal joined the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke where she continues to advance her career as a Grants Management Specialist. Crystal is a cum laude graduate from Howard University with a B.F.A in Electronic Studio Art. In addition, she has earned a certification in Human Resources from Prince George’s Community College.