An Online Thought Leadership Series

Get ready for conversations, Q&As, on-demand videos, and more! Fully immerse yourself in research-based recommendations and peer-to-peer discussions to further your efforts in creating inclusive cultures.

The debut series of events occurred between May 4 and June 4, 2020. Select recordings are available for playback.

Speakers

Lecia Barker

Lecia Barker, Ph.D.

Lecia Barker is an NCWIT Senior Research Scientist and is...

Daniela Marghitu

Daniela Marghitu

Dr. Daniela Marghitu is a professor in the Computer Science...

Avis Yates Rivers

Avis Yates Rivers

Avis Yates Rivers is the President and CEO of Technology...

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Lucy Sanders

Lucy Sanders is Founder and Executive in Residence of the...

Ruthe Farmer

Ruthe Farmer

Ruthe Farmer has focused her efforts on diversity and inclusion...

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Wendy DuBow, Ph.D.

Wendy DuBow is a Senior Research Scientist and the Director...

Cathy Hawley

Cathy Hawley

Cathy Hawley is a Sr. Director of People Development at...

Dalene King

Dalene King

Dalene King is a Global Diversity & Inclusion Manager at...

Amy Gurley

Amy Gurley

Amy Gurley is the global program lead for Bank of...

Lee Wills-Irvine

Lee Wills-Irvine

Lee Wills-Irvine leads Global Diversity & Inclusion at Qualcomm. Her...

Sylvia Martinez

Sylvia Martinez

Sylvia Martinez is a maker, mom, engineer, and co-author of...

Jane Margolis

Jane Margolis

Jane Margolis is a Senior Researcher at UCLA Graduate School...

Emmanuel Schanzer

Emmanuel Schanzer

Emmanuel Schanzer is a CS-expat, having spent several years as a...

Jill Denner

Jill Denner, Ph.D.

Jill Denner, PhD, is a senior research scientist at Education,...

Linda Ott

Linda Ott, PhD

Dr. Linda M. Ott received her PhD in computer science...

Telle Whitney

Telle Whitney

Dr. Telle Whitney served as President and CEO of ABI...

Scott McCrickard

Scott McCrickard

Scott McCrickard is an Associate Professor in the Department of...

Renee Fall

Renee Fall

Renee Fall is project manager of the Commonwealth Alliance for...

Eric Bradford

Eric Bradford

Eric T. Bradford is the Managing Director of the Information...

Cheryl Swanier

Cheryl Swanier, Ph.D.

Dr. Cheryl A. Swanier is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at...

Tracy Camp

Tracy Camp

Tracy Camp is the Department Head and Professor of Computer...

Sharon Simmons

Sharon Simmons

Sharon Simmons is the Computer Science Department Head at James...

Maureen Biggers

Maureen Biggers, Ph.D.

Dr. Maureen Biggers, Co-founder and Executive Director, of the Indiana...

Bobby Schnabel

Bobby Schnabel

Bobby Schnabel is a Professor of Computer Science at University...

Martha Kosa

Martha Kosa

Martha Kosa has been a faculty member in the Department...

Shalini Kesar

Shalini Kesar

Shalini Kesar is Associate Professor in Information Systems, department of...

Elsa Macias

Elsa Macias

Education: Ph.D. Policy Analysis, Arizona State University Areas of Expertise:...

Sapna Cheryan

Sapna Cheryan

Dr. Sapna Cheryan is an associate professor of social psychology...

Brenda J. Allen

Brenda J. Allen, Ph.D.

Professor Emerita Brenda J. Allen (Ph.D., Howard University) served for...

Deborah Keyek-Franssen

Deborah Keyek-Franssen

Watch Deborah Keyek-Franssen’s Summit interview here Deborah Keyek-Franssen, Ph.D. is...

Valerie Taylor

Valerie Taylor

Dr. Valerie Taylor is the holder of the Royce E....

Pooja Nath Sankar

Pooja Nath Sankar

Pooja (Nath) Sankar is the founder and CEO of Piazza,...

Kimberly Bryant

Kimberly Bryant

Kimberly Bryant is the Founder and Executive Director of Black...

Terry Hogan

Terry Hogan

Terry Hogan is the Executive Director and CEO at NCWIT....

Cameron Wilson

Cameron Wilson

As Director of Public Policy for ACM, Cameron Wilson develops...

Jeffrey Forbes

Jeffrey Forbes

Jeff Forbes is a Program Director for the Education and...

Wendy Hawkins

Wendy Hawkins

Wendy Hawkins is Executive Director of the Intel Foundation.  The...

Stacy Smith

Stacy Smith

Stacy L. Smith’s research focuses on children’s responses to mass...

Patricia Deyton

Patricia Deyton

Patricia H. Deyton is the Director of the Center for...

Michael Lach

Michael Lach

Michael Lach is the Director of STEM policy and Strategic...

Maggie Johnson

Maggie Johnson

Maggie Johnson is Director of Education and University Relations for...

Lynette Kvasny

Lynette Kvasny

Lynette Kvasny received her Ph.D. in Computer Information Systems from...

David Evans

David Evans

David Evans has taught two large open courses for Udacity, including...

Carol Dweck

Carol Dweck

Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., is a leading researcher in the...

Jan Cuny

Jan Cuny

Since 2004, Jan Cuny has been the Program Officer for...

Mike Younkers

Mike Younkers

Mike Younkers, Senior Director of Systems Engineering for Cisco’s US...

Eileen Sweeney

Eileen Sweeney

Eileen, now with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, led the Motorola...

Ben Eater

Ben Eater

Ben Eater is the Lead Exercise Developer at Khan Academy,...

Jean Sammet

Jean Sammet

Jean E. Sammet is a retired computer scientist and programmer...

Carleen Beste

Carleen Beste

As manager of Corporate Citizenship, Carleen Beste is responsible for...

Cassidy Williams

Cassidy Williams

Cassidy Williams is a computer science undergraduate at Iowa State University....

Matthew Blakely

Matthew Blakely

Born and raised in and around Chicago, Matt Blakely has...

Cheryl Calhoun, Ph.D.

Cheryl Calhoun currently serves as Dean of Educational Centers and...

Hadi Partovi

Hadi Partovi

Hadi Partovi is the co-founder and president of Code.org. A Harvard...

Tony Hey

Tony Hey

As Vice President in Microsoft Research, Tony Hey is responsible...

Paula Golden

Paula Golden

As Executive Director of the Broadcom Foundation and Director of...

Alvaro Monge

Dr. Alvaro Monge has earned BS (UC Riverside, 1991), MS,...

Rebecca Dohrman

Rebecca Dohrman

Education: Ph.D. Organizational Communication, Purdue University Areas of Expertise: Qualitative...

Sheryl Sorby

Sheryl Sorby

Sheryl Sorby is Visiting Professor in the Engineering Education and...

David Neal

David Neal

David is a social and behavioral psychologist specializing in behavior...

Colleen Lewis

Colleen Lewis is the McGregor-Girand Associate Professor of Computer Science...

Tim Faiella

Tim Faiella is the Content Director for the National Center...

Kyla McMullen

Watch Dr. Kyla McMullen’s Summit interview here Dr. Kyla McMullen...

Richard Ladner

Richard E. Ladner is a Professor in the Department of...

John Paxton

John Paxton received a B.S. degree in computer science from The...

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Brad McLain, Ph.D.

Dr. Brad McLain is a social scientist interested in the...

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Karen Ashcraft, Ph.D.

Karen Lee Ashcraft is a professor of organizational communication at...

Mo Fong

Mo Fong

Mo has been at Google for over 10 years and...

Ann Lorbes

Ann Lorbes

Ann Lorbes serves as the lead for Diversity and Inclusion...

Janice Zdankus

Janice Zdankus

Janice Zdankus is Vice President of Quality in Hewlett Packard...

Cameron Fadjo

Cameron Fadjo

Cameron Fadjo, PhD is the Founder and CEO of the...

Lyn Swackhamer

Lyn Swackhamer, Ph.D.

Lyn Swackhamer is the Director of Aspirations Evaluation with the...

Ruha Devanesan

Ruha Devanesan

Ruha Devanesan specializes in creating access for the disenfranchised through...

Heather Pon-Barry

Heather Pon-Barry

Heather Pon-Barry is a Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of...

Matthew R. Rantanen

Matthew R. Rantanen

As the Director of Technology for the Southern California Tribal...

Melissa Harris-Perry

Melissa Harris-Perry

Melissa Harris-Perry is the Maya Angelou Presidential Chair at Wake...

Chris Stephenson

Chris Stephenson

Dr. Chris Stephenson is the Head of Computer Science Education...

Benjamin F. Jones

Benjamin F. Jones

Benjamin F. Jones is a Professor of Strategy and the...

Matt Wallaert

Matt Wallaert

Matt Wallaert is a Behavioral Scientist working at the intersection...

Mizuko Ito

Mizuko Ito

Mizuko Ito is a Cultural Anthropologist of Technology Use, examining...

Moritz Hardt

Moritz Hardt

Moritz Hardt is a senior research scientist at Google Research....

Kortney Ziegler

Kortney Ziegler

Kortney Ziegler, PhD, is the Founder of Trans*H4CK, an organization...

Cynthia Solomon

Cynthia Solomon

Cynthia Solomon’s focus has been on creating fun-filled, thoughtful, personally...

Gregory M. Walton

Gregory M. Walton

Greg Walton is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Stanford...

Madeline Di Nonno

Madeline Di Nonno

Madeline Di Nonno is the CEO of the Geena Davis...

Patricia Russo

Patricia Russo

Pat Russo is a technology-industry veteran who has spent her...

Susan M. Armstrong

Susan M. Armstrong

Susan M. Armstrong started at Qualcomm working on Globalstar and...

Dr. Chris Wood

Dr. Chris Wood

Dr. Chris Wood is an Associate Professor in the Educational...

Dr. Celine Latulipe

Dr. Celine Latulipe

Dr. Celine Latulipe is an Associate Professor in the Department...

Sarah Provencal

Sarah Provencal

Sarah Provencal is a director, teacher, and actor. She earned...

Luz M. Gonzalez

Luz M. Gonzalez

Luz M. Gonzalez is Senior Vice President of Solutions Delivery...

Jane Condon

Jane Condon

Jane Condon, both a mom and comedian, lives in Greenwich,...

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