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DeeDee Gardner

Center for Astrophysics
Engineering Technician (Mechanical Designer)


As a mechanical designer, DeeDee (she, her, hers) works in many different fields including Medical, Electronics, Defense, Life Sciences, Commercial Products.

Born in Cambridge, DeeDee then grew up in Burlington, Mass. She went to vocational high school, studied commercial photography. She is also an avid skier, hiker, classic car mechanic and collector, and a model railroader.

DeeDee is the Director of Communications of the Trans Community of New England (

Northeastern University, Boston, Mass