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Felicia Benton-Johnson – RUA PI, Georgia Tech

Felicia Benton-Johnson, Assistant Dean, Georgia Institute of Technology

RUA Affiliation: Principal Investigator (PI) of the Georgia Tech RUA National Science Foundation (NSF) AGEP grant

What is your field of study and why did you choose it?

My field is Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Higher Ed Administration. I work in this field because of my passion for parity in STEM fields.

Why did you choose to participate in RUA activities?

I decided to become involved with RUA because of the alliance’s goal to diversify academia in STEM fields.

What do you find most beneficial about your participation in RUA?

The network!

What advice do you have for graduate students or postdocs?

Be sure to utilize your network.

What’s one thing that you think everyone should read?

The Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison