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Dr. Wanda Eugene PhD

University Of Florida
Research Scientist
Wanda Eugene Ph.D. is constantly seeking out new ways to leverage technology to engage underserved communities. As the Executive Director of Computing and Society Engagement (CASE),  she has launched Entrepreneur Diversity in Information Technology (EDIT), a free incubator program that works with underserved minorities to launch tech-based businesses.

In parallel with this work, she serves as a Research Assistant Scientist at the University of Florida Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department, where she explores how cultural, social, and personal surroundings affect the appropriation of computational artifacts and ideas of how they can serve as a resource for the design of new technologies. Dr. Eugene is also a principle at DEEP Designs LLC, she specializes in cultivating technology with vulnerable populations and integrates the strategic direction of the organization.

Dr. Eugene holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science, a Master’s in Industrial Engineering and a Master’s in Interdisciplinary Studies specializing in Instructional Technology and African American Studies and a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering.