Dr. Andrea Bowens-Jones is a former Procter & Gamble (P&G) R&D Section Head. She has managed multi–discipline teams of scientists and engineers to drive technology, formulation, and process development for top personal care brands such as Secret, Old Spice, and Gillette.
A polymer chemist by training, Dr. Andrea cares deeply about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education and inspiring the next generation of technical leaders. In 2004, she developed the Resident Scholar Program (RSP) while at P&G. RSP is a unique job-shadowing program for minority youth interested in careers in STEM. The program expanded its reach to Duracell Company in 2011, and continues to impact students at both companies today.
Currently, Dr. Andrea is the President/CEO of IDG Vision, LLC, where continues to impact the STEM talent pipeline as a consultant, speaker, coach, and trainer.