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WIE Advisory Board

The college’s Women in Engineering Program is grateful for the service of faculty, staff, alumnae, and board of advisor members serving on our Student Success Advisory Board for women in engineering. This group provides recommendations for strategic ideas and initiatives for successful recruitment, retention and graduation and continued engagement of WiE.


Executive Committee Jalonda N. Thompson, Director, Women in Engineering Program
Barbie Bigelow, Alumna and CEO Emerald Growth Partners, LLC
Ashlyn Bryant, UT Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
Melissa Callahan, Director of Engineering Communications
Anahita Khojandi, Associate Professor and Director of the RME Program
Jennifer Retherford, Distinguished Lecturer, Department Civil and Environmental Engineering
Javiette Samuel, Associate Vice Chancellor and Director of Community Engagement and Outreach
Tiffany Sithiphone, Alumna, Industrial Engineering and Manager, Product Analytics at Bleacher Report
Katie Wiley, Assistant Director for Employer Development at UT’s Center for Career Development

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