Mx. Erika Jefferson

Mx. Erika Jefferson is the President and Founder of Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE).
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Degree(s): Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, MBA

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Undergraduate Institution: Southern University and A&M College at Baton Rouge (HBCU), Louisiana State University

Graduate Institution:  Georgia Tech

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Photo Credit: Black Women in Science and Engineering

Mx. Erika Jefferson is the President and Founder of Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE), which bridges the leadership gap for Black women in STEM. BWISE empowers “Black Women to bridge the leadership gap in STEM, through career and entrepreneurial development training, supportive networking and professional mentoring.” The organization includes over 1200 members and growing across six chapters (Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, DC, Houston and San Diego) nationwide. Mx. Jefferson’s experience includes Amoco, BP, Chevron, and Praxair.

 

 

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