My life’s purpose is to use my gifts of intelligence, authenticity & self-optimism to create value that advances society.

Professionally, I am a trained engineer and AI leader who is passionate harnessing AI & Machine Learning at the intersection of Science, Technology and Engineering. I leverage big data to solve daunting problem and guide technology innovation from idea to commercialization and/or implementation.

I hold a Ph.D. in Material Science & Engineering from Texas A&M, a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Prairie View A&M, and Certificates in Big Data, Social Analytics & Digital Transformation from MIT, ML for Cybersecurity from the University of Chicago and Entrepreneurism, Technology Commercialization and Multiscale Computational Methods from Texas A&M.

Service

I have a profound interest and commitment to being of service to others in advocating for STEM at various capacities.

Invited Panelist/Speaker/moderator:

  • Morningstar “ Coded Bias & Responsible AI-Panel, March 2021
  • Spellman University -Careers in Data Science, May 2020
  • Women in ML & Data Science – Data Science is not a linear career path, Austin TX/ March 2019
  • Afrilab Annual Gathering, ‘Innovation in the age of big data – An African perspective, Tanzania, Africa /October 2019
  • Grace hoper Conference : Expanding Reach for Women in Computing Everywhere/October 2014
  • Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA), Washington DC/February 2014
  • Women of Color Conference, “Navigating through graduate school” Dallas TX /October 2013
  • The National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering & Science (GEM)lab symposium/Prairie View A&M/March 2013

Non-Profit Leadership Roles