The AiiCE Advisory Board includes renowned leaders in computer science, education, policy, and social science who share their expertise to provide strategic guidance across all Alliance activities.
Kimberly Scott, Ph.D
Professor of Women and Gender Studies, Arizona State University (ASU)
Founding Executive Director, of ASU’s Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology (CGEST)
Expertise: women and girls in STEM
Safiya U. Noble, Ph.D.
Professor of Gender Studies and African American Studies, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
Co-Founder and Director, UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry (C2i2)
Founder, The Equity Engine
Expertise: race, gender, technology, and culture
Legand Burge, III Ph.D.
Professor of Computer Science, Howard University
Director, How U Innovate Foundry
Expertise: industry-academic partnerships targeting students from groups historically underrepresented in computer science; computing departments at minority-serving institutions; and curricula, pedagogy, and policy
Ebony McGee, Ph.D.
Professor of Diversity and STEM Education, Vanderbilt University
Co-Founder, Explorations in Diversifying Engineering Faculty Initiative (EDEFI)
Expertise: racialized experiences and racial stereotypes that adversely affect the trajectories of Black, Indigenous, and Latine STEM students
Louis Gomez, Ph.D.
Professor of Education and Information Studies, UCLA
Expertise: school improvement, organizational learning, and curriculum development
Ivory Toldson, Ph.D.
Director of Education Innovation and Research, NAACP
Professor of Counseling Psychology, Howard University
Expertise: K-16 educational equity and access; policy, minority-serving institutions; and mixed-methods research
Nashlie Sephus, Ph.D.
Tech Evangelist, Amazon
Founder, The Bean Path and JXN Tech District
Expertise: algorithmic bias and diversity in computing
Manuel Peréz Quiñones, Ph.D.
Professor of Software and Information Systems, University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC)
Expertise: K-16 computing education and cultural influence in computing interface design
Founder and Executive Director, 100K in 10
Expertise: K-12 STEM teacher training
Technology Instructor, Academies of Math and Science
Expertise: K-12 computing curriculum development, teacher education, and computer science policy advocacy