Episode Description

Erika Jefferson is the President and Founder of Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE), an organization focused on bridging the leadership gap for Black women in STEM. She received a MBA from Georgia Tech and a BS in Chemical Engineering from LSU.

Episode Transcript

Mel Butcher

Co Host

Mel Butcher is a speaker, creator and consultant with over 15 years of professional experience. Mel co-leads Lead to Soar, an organization with a mission to close the gender leadership gap using research-backed methods. As part of Lead to Soar, she teaches courses that focus on equipping women with what they most need to advance and earn leadership positions, namely — business, strategic, and financial acumen. Mel is also proud co-host of the Lead to Soar podcast. Mel holds a BS and MS in Engineering and a BA in Language.