Garden Closed

The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) is temporarily closed to the public to reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19 coronavirus.

Whenever possible, the USBG will reschedule public programs and events originally scheduled during the closure period. Please monitor the USBG website for updates to operating status. Many resources can still be accessed online, including educational worksheets and manuals, fact sheets and more, and some of our programs will also be made available online. Find online resources at

Fatimah Pierce, Ph.D.

Fatimah Pierce
Business Operations Manager
(202) 225-5002

Fatimah Pierce is the Business Operations Manager, bringing her passion and energy for developing innovative and systemic solutions. She is an expert in strategic planning, organizational development, and grants management, having overseen billion-dollar grant programs for emergency preparedness and recovery, economic and workforce development, and K-12 education.

Dr. Pierce holds a bachelor's degree in human development and a master's degree in organizational management. In addition, she earned her doctorate in public policy and administration, and she is a graduate of the federal Executive Leadership Program. Dr. Pierce uses her voice as a speaker and facilitator for conversations about inclusion and equity, leadership and employee development, and business success.