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Denise Tilles

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Director of Product for the National Center for Learning Disabilities

Prior to joining NCLD, Denise led product at Cision for 4 years, a global public relations software company. Most of her background is in digital media, having spent 9 years in product at Conde Nast, working with brands like The New Yorker and Vanity Fair. She was named innovator of the year for her work with the team that built The New Yorker’s Goings On about Town mobile app. She also led family lifestyle websites for Meredith Corporation, including Better Homes & Gardens.
Denise was an Understood user before working here. Her daughter has learning and attention issues, which led Denise and her husband to become advocates for other students with learning disabilities at their local public school. They advocated the PTO for more resourcing to support related services providers, as well as creating a Learning Differences Parent Committee.

Denise resides in Brooklyn with her husband, Douglas, and their teenage daughters Leigh and Honor.

From the policy blog

Join NCLD on September 25 for National Voter Registration Day

Written by NCLD Policy Team | 5 days ago

The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) will join with other organizations as part of a massive 50-state effort to register thousands of voters on September 25th. The goal for the 2018 National Voter Registration Day is to increase participation by encouraging Americans to register to vote and come out to the polls this November. … Continue reading Join NCLD on September 25 for National Voter Registration Day

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