National Science Foundation
Council Designee: Jolene K. Jesse, Ph. D., Program Director, Gender in Science and Engineering Program, National Science Foundation
Jolene Kay Jesse is a Program Director for the Research on Gender in Science and Engineering program in the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR) at the National Science Foundation. The program funds and promotes research into education and workforce issues aimed at broadening the participation of women and girls across the science and engineering fields. It also funds efforts to diffuse research based innovations in gender equitable teaching, pedagogy, and counseling to practitioner audiences.