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Trina Fletcher

Trina Fletcher graduated from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Technology and is currently a STEM education consultant and doctoral student at Purdue University studying Engineering Education. Her research focuses on increasing women and underrepresented minorities (URMs) participation STEM academic programs and industry. While at UAPB, she was the inaugural President of the HBCU-UP/NSF STEM Scholars Academy and a 2-term President for the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) chapter. She was a research intern for Norfolk State University and completed internships with Lockheed Martin, Caterpillar and Kellogg’s. Her full-time experience includes a leadership development program with Johnson & Johnson and a management role with Eaton Corporation. While obtaining her Masters degree at George Washington University, she received a grant for the Anacostia High School/GWU STEM Initiative that exposed URMs to STEM at two of GW’s campus locations.