Theresa C. (TC) Westcott is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), where she is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science, Education, Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Initiative; the Blavatnik Awards; Scientists Without Borders; as well as extensive executive and administrative duties. Prior to joining the NYAS she was the Vice President for Finance and Administration at both Cooper Union and the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, after serving in various financial and administrative capacities at Planned Parenthood for six years. TC has a BS from Lehman College and an MBA from Columbia Business School.