Chandra Donelson

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Chandra Donelson

Space Data Analytics Officer

U.S. Space Force

Chandra Donelson is the Space Data Analytics Officer (SDAO) for the U.S. Space Force.  She moved to her new role in early 2024, after serving as the Deputy Chief Data Officer, G-2 at Headquarters Department of the Army (HQDA) since 2021.

Donelson previously served as an OSINT Data Manager for the G2, where she led HQDA G-2 and Defense Intelligence Mission Area (DIMA) Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) portfolio modernization efforts. She earlier served as a Data and Analytics Officer in the U.S. Air Force Reserve.

Donelson is the DMV Chapter Lead for Women in Data.  She earned her MBA, Information Technology from Texas A&M University and a Master of Science in Data Science & Analytics from Univ. of Missouri – Columbia.

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