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

Talia Milgrom-Elcott

Founder and Executive Director, 100K in 10 

Expertise: K-12 STEM teacher training

Leon Tynes

Technology Instructor, Academies of Math and Science 

Expertise: K-12 computing curriculum development, teacher education, and computer science policy advocacy