Kristin Dini Hernandez

Dini Hernandez works to increase federal research funding for university research endeavors and help solidify Temple's position as a national leader in research and college affordability.

Dini Hernandez has spent a decade in Washington serving in the offices of the Pennsylvania Delegation and working to support the Commonwealth. While her work on The Hill began in the office of then-Congressman Toomey, most of her career has been in the Office of Congressman Charles W. Dent where she served as legislative director before coming to Temple. Congressman Dent is a member of the House Appropriations Committee and Dini Hernandez's work for him focused on Defense and Homeland Security. Outside of work, Kristin has had the privilege to serve with her church in Washington, DC on missions teams to Nairobi, Kenya and Accra, Ghana, with a focus in both cases on access to education for school aged students.

Dini Hernadez earned her BA from Temple University in Speech Communication and her MA from the Naval War College in National Security and Strategic Studies. She lives in Arlington, Virginia with her husband.