JeffriAnne Wilder PhD
Dr. JeffriAnne Wilder is a sociologist and leading scholar specializing in diversity, race relations and women’s empowerment. JeffriAnne currently works as a Faculty Research Associate for the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT). NCWIT is the only national non-profit focused on women’s participation in computing across the entire ecosystem, helping more than 1,100 organizations recruit, retain, and advance women and girls from K-12 and higher education through industry and entrepreneurial careers by providing support, evidence, and action. In her role at NCWIT, JeffriAnne works directly with the K-12 Alliance to create research-driven resources that will equip and empower its members with tools to increase women and girls’ participation in computing and technology.
JeffriAnne holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Florida. In addition to her studies in sociology, JeffriAnne also completed a Ph.D. concentration in Women’s Studies and Gender Research. Dr. Wilder completed her MA in Sociology from Cleveland State University, her BA from Allegheny College, and is an alumna of Hathaway Brown School for Girls.
Prior to joining NCWIT, JeffriAnne was a tenured Associate Professor of Sociology and the Founding Director of the Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnic Relations at the University of North Florida.