Closing Plenary: Dr. Khalia Braswell
Event held in the afternoon on May 19th, 2023
Dr. Braswell is an award-winning technologist whose personal mission is to make social change using technology. Khalia graduated from North Carolina State University with a B.S. in Computer Science and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with an M.S. in Information Technology with a concentration in Human-Computer Interaction. Dr. Braswell was a Presidential Future Faculty Fellow at Temple University, where she obtained her Ph.D. in Education with a focus on Science, Math, and Education Technology just last week. Her research focuses on informal CS learning programs’ impact on Black middle and high school girls.
Dr. Braswell has been a part of the NCWIT community for quite some time. In addition to being an early AiC recipient, Khalia was one of the early recipients of the AspireIT grants to support her middle-school computing program INTech Camp for Girls based in North Carolina.