Women Who STEAM Honorees



Roslyn Barker Enterprise Strategy Senior Manager, Toyota Motor North America

Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD – Founder and Chief Director, Center for BrainHealth, The University of Texas at Dallas

Maria A. Gomez, AIA, LEED AIP – Principal, GFF Architects

Gayle Halperin – Executive Director, Bruce Wood Dance

Tamia A. Harris-Tryon, MD, PhD – Principal Investigator/Assistant Professor, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Lisa Wong – Hidden Figure – Director of Technology and STEM, Trinity Christian Academy

Shane Woods – Rising Star – Executive Director, GirlStart


Robyn Brown – Bold Idea, Founding CEO

Christa Brown-Sanford – Baker Botts, partner & Firmwide Deputy Department Chair, Intellectual Property Department and Junior League of Dallas, President
Carolee D. Estelle, M.D. – Parkland Health & Hospital Systems, Interim Chief of Infection Prevention and UT Southwestern Medical Center, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Disease & Geographic Medicine (Rising Star)
Sherianne James – Essilor of America, Chief Marketing Officer & Senior Vice President of Customer Engagement
Fern Johnson – PepsiCo, CTO President
Saki Milton – The GEMS Camp, Founder & Executive Director (Hidden Figure)
Shanthi Rajaram – Amazech Solutions, President, CEO & Founder
Debbie Storey – AT&T Performing Arts Center, President & CEO



Stephanie G. Adams, Ph.D – University of Texas, Dallas, Dean and Lars Magnus Ericsson Chair, Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer
Ellen Barker – Texas Instruments, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Holly Crowder – The Beck Group, Chief Human Resources Officer
Koshi Dhingra, Ed.D – talkSTEM, Founder and CEO
Temple S. Howell-Stampley, M.D., MBA, FACP – UT Southwestern Medical Center, Chair and Program Director, Department of Physician Assistant Studies, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine
Mylene Mayers – Toyota Motor North America, IS Executive, Strategy & Innovation Office, Global Strategic Planning Leader, NA CASE
Lily Cabatu Weiss – Dallas Arts District, Executive Director  
Deepali Palta, Ph.D – PepsiCo, Global R & D Director (Rising Star)



Billie Jo Johnson – Toyota Financial Services, Group Manager
Marachel Knight – AT&T, Senior Vice President, Wireless & Access Engineering, Construction and Operations  
Amy L. McIntosh, M.D. – Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon and UT Southwestern Medical Center, Associate
Professor Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Poonam Mohan – American Airlines, Vice President, Corporate Technology
Shawna D. Nesbitt, M.D., MS – UT Southwestern Medical Center, Professor Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division  
Lorena Toffer, AIA, RID, CMP – AECOM, Senior Project Manager, B+P GSW  
Kirsten Tulchin-Francis, Ph.D – Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Director, Movement Science Laboratory and UT Southwestern Medical Center, clinical Instructor Prosthetics and Orthotics Program
Ernie S. Lacy, D.D.S. –Texas A & M University College of Dentistry, Associate Dean (Hidden Figure)
Zakiyah Johnson – Texas Instruments, Digital Marketing Program Manager (Rising Star)