Dr. Thema Monroe-White has over 10 years of combined evaluation, research, and data analytics expertise from her years as a consultant, nonprofit leader, and instructor. Dr. White’s research is concerned with broadening participation in STEM fields, with a special emphasis on information technology, analytics, and data science. She is particularly interested in the relationship between technology, entrepreneurship, and the economic empowerment of underrepresented people of color. She presents regularly at professional and academic conferences and publishes in a wide variety of journals pertaining to equity and inclusion in STEM education, social entrepreneurship, and innovation. Dr. White holds a Ph.D. in Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy from the Georgia Institute of Technology as well as Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from Howard University.