“This is really about relationships and failure to be attuned to relationships means that we’re…not using all of the levers and all of the assets we have in community to make this happen. Nor on the flip side are we being represented in spaces and places where we traditionally have not have [a] voice and large scale influence.”
Dr. Fay Cobb Payton is a Full Professor (with Tenure) of Information Technology/Analytics at North Carolina State University and was named a University Faculty Scholar for her leadership in turning research into solutions to society’s most pressing issues. She has worked in corporate, academic, non-profit and government organizations.
Dr. Payton’s research interests include bias in algorithmic design; tech innovation, healthcare IT and disparities; social and data analytics; intersectionality; racial, gender and ethnic identities in online communities; STEM education and workforce participation, and human-computer interaction.
She is the author of Leveraging Intersectionality: Seeing and Not Seeing (Richer Press).