Week 6 – #EverRiseWomen2019

It’s now week 6 of #EverRiseWomen2019!  To learn more about the origins of #EverRiseWomen2019, check out this post.

Here are the amazing, talented women of week 6:

36. Debbie Martin Debbie Martin just retired as the Operations Center Manager for the Arkansas Department of Information Systems. Mrs. Martin dedicated the majority of her career to building infrastructure for technology in the Arkansas educational system. And by the way, she’s my MOM!


37. Dr. Olivia McNair Dr. Olivia McNair is a composite materials engineer at Boeing. As a fellow polymer chemist, she’s taught chemistry and held research positions in academia and industry. I had the pleasure of meeting Dr. McNair when she was a research scientist at PPG.


38. Rosemary Mendel Rosemary Mendel is a seasoned nonprofit executive with experience across numerous areas, including leading organizations promoting STEM initiatives. Mendel is experienced at managing complex organizations with multiple partners throughout the US.


39. Dr. Edel Minogue Dr. Edel Minogue is the Associate Director for Research Development at Brown University. Dr. Minogue is skilled in Strategic Planning, Federal Grants Management, Project Management, and Team Building. Prior to joining Brown, she was CEO of a technology startup. I had the pleasure of meeting and working with Dr. Minogue when we were both at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

40. Dr. Harshini Mukundan Dr. Harshini Mukundan is a deputy group leader at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Her team aims to develop diagnostics, therapeutics and countervention strategies for emerging infectious diseases, traumatic brain injury and cancer, by exploring science at the intersection of chemistry, biology, engineering, informatics and physics. Dr. Mukundan has been a dear friend for years since we met at LANL.

41. Jill Murfin Jill Murfin is a Program Manager for Manufacturing Innovation at Nike. She leads a team that’s finding ways to transform the way footwear is produced. Jill holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and has progressive roles at Intel and now Nike. She’s committed to giving back and inspiring the next generation of STEM professionals. She takes “Just Do It” to a whole new level.

42. Dr. Karama Neal Dr. Neal is President of Southern Bancorp Community Partners. She holds a PhD in Genetic and Molecular Biology from Emory University. After several progressive positions in bioscience, she transitioned into leadership roles promoting economic development, equity, public policy and justice. As a fellow Arkansan, I’m so honored to know Dr. Neal for over 25 years!

Dr. Crystal G. Morrison

Dr. Crystal G. Morrison

Dr. Crystal G. Morrison is a highly regarded scientist and leader who is passionate about developing people and organizations to their highest potential.

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