Doreen is an Assistant Professor of Marketing and Sports Marketing in the School of Business at Duquesne University. She currently serves on the Mt. Lebanon Partnership and the Mt. Lebanon Economic Development Council, and co-chaired the ULTRAparty event, a summer street party that supports the community and autism-related organizations, for the last four years. She was introduced to the PEAL Center when her daughter was an invited panel member at a PEAL conference several years ago. She believes the potential for understanding and acceptance of those with differing abilities is greatly increased when they are included in their educational setting.