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Dr. Jeremy A. M. Waisome

Dr. Jeremy A Magruder Waisome is the Thomas O. Hunter Rising Star Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering Education at the University of Florida […]

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Linda Calvin

Linda Calvin is a 20-year veteran of the private IT sector with strengths in communication, law, and global leadership. Linda holds a BA in Journalism

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Mel Monier

Mel Monier (she/they; @moniermel) is a PhD student in the Department of Communication and Media at the University of Michigan. They use queer and intersectional

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Apryl Williams, Ph.D.

Dr. Apryl Williams is a jointly appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication & Media and the Digital Studies Institute at the University of

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Khalia Braswell, Ph.D.

Dr. Khalia M. Braswell is an award-winning technologist whose personal mission is to make social change using technology. Dr. Braswell graduated from North Carolina State

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Carol Fletcher, Ph.D.

Dr. Carol Fletcher is Director of EPIC (Expanding Pathways in Computing) at UT Austin’s Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) where she oversees research and professional

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Beth Simon, Ph.D.

Dr. Beth Simon is a Teaching Professor in the Department of Education Studies. Her research interests lie in the areas of computing education and online

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Ijeoma Oluo

Ijeoma Oluo (ee-joh-mah oh-loo-oh)  is a writer, speaker and internet yeller. She is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller So You Want

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Frances “Poppy” Northcutt

Poppy is currently President of Houston Area NOW and Texas NOW. The National Organization for Women, Inc. is a grassroots, multi-issue women’s rights organization. In the 1970s,

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Sara Staley

Sara Staley

Sara Staley is an assistant professor in Teacher Learning, Research, and Practice and Co-Founder and Co-Director of A Queer Endeavor, a nationally recognized center for

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