Zuzana Steen is the Academic and Community Relations Director for Micron Technology, Inc. and with her extensive knowledge of educational institutions, industry and non-profits, she is responsible for connecting Micron with education and community partners. As a liaison to key constituencies in the area, Zuzana is working to foster positive relationships and strategic partnerships in the community around Micron Technology Virginia and throughout the Commonwealth.
Micron Technology, Inc. is a producer of memory and data storage. It is headquartered in Boise, Idaho. Micron Technology Virginia is Micron’s Automotive Center of Excellence and the primary manufacturing location for long lifecycle memory products including DRAM, NAND and NOR. This Manassas site employs more than 1,600 team members and is a top exporter in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The site is currently undergoing an expansion with a $3B investment and 1,100 new jobs.
Prior to joining Micron, Zuzana worked as the Executive Director of HR Leadership Awards of Greater Washington c/o Marymount University and before then as the Assistant Director of Workforce Development and Head of International Relations at the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC).
Zuzana is active in numerous educational and community organizations. Most recently, she has been appointed to the Virginia Board of Workforce Development and Governor’s STEM Education Commission and currently serves on the College Board of the Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA); Advisory Boards of the Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Manassas City Public Schools (MCPS) CTE; Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program; Virginia Microelectronics Consortium; and the Northern Virginia Career Works Board. Zuzana has also been passionately spending her energy and time on the boards of education foundations for NOVA, MCPS, Manassas Park City Schools, and PWCS, called SPARK, where she is currently the president. Zuzana is also a co-chair of the Prince William Chamber Education and Innovation Committee, vice-chair of the George Mason University Science and Technology Campus Advisory Board, and chair emerita of the NVTC Workforce and Education Committee. She recently completed her two terms on the Virginia CTE Advisory Committee.
In 2018, Zuzana received the NOVA Women in Technology Award.
Zuzana is a 2013 graduate of Leadership Prince William and 2003 graduate of Leadership Fairfax Emerging Leaders Institute.Born, raised and educated in the Czech Republic and having lived in Prague, London, Hong Kong, and Seoul, Zuzana currently works, volunteers and resides in Northern Virginia with her husband, Joe, and their two sons, Pavel and Milan.