Senior Research Scientist (she/her)
Brenda believes in the potential of research to transform practice and works to make research accessible to a broad audience of educators and other professionals invested in equity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Brenda has served as Co-Principal Investigator for multiple NSF-funded projects focused on equity in STEM and is the co-author of the publication, SciGirls Strategies: How to Engage Girls in STEM.
Brenda received a PhD in Educational Psychology from UC-Santa Barbara and now lives in Portland, OR, with her husband and two daughters. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring the outdoors on foot, bike, and skis.