Champions Board for Tennessee Girls Collaborative Project

Champions Board members are selected to give the project a balance of desirable expertise and regional representation, including industry representatives, informal learning educators, gender equity experts, science and mathematics education representatives, and educational policy experts.

Board members were selected to give the project a balance of desirable expertise and regional representation, including industry representatives, informal learning educators, gender equity experts, science and mathematics education representatives, and educational policy experts. The Board meets at least twice yearly in person, via teleconference, or webinars. Current Champions Board members are:

  • Tara MacDougall, President & CEO
    Discovery Center at Murfree Spring
  • Dr. Dale McCreedy, Vice President, Audience & Community Engagement; and the Tennessee Girls Collaborative Lead
    Discovery Center at Murfree Spring
  • Kasar Abulla, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer
    Valor Collegiate Academy
  • Donna Corlew, chief WIT* officer
    C+Connect
  • Dr. Bud Fischer, Dean, College of Basic & Applied Sciences
    MTSU College of Basic and Applied Sciences
  • Dr. Sapna Kripalani, Internal Medical Specialist
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Matt Largen, President & CEO
    Williamson, Inc.
  • Aurora MacDougall, Business Associate
    Sarah Cannon
  • Jackie Morgan, Senior Education Program Manager
    Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta | Nashville Branch
  • Brian Moyer, President & CEO
    Greater Nashville Technology Council
  • Dr. Diane Nelson, Professor Emerita
    East Tennessee State University
  • Rebecca Purington, Consultant
  • Collier Smith, Community Volunteer
  • Knight Stivender, Co-Founder & CEO
    Girls to the Moon
  • Katie Williams, Team Administrator
    UBS Financial
  • Dr. Marian Wilson, Asst to President for Institutional Equity and Compliance
    Middle Tennessee State University