Ashley Huderson

Ashley Huderson is a teacher, entrepreneur, researcher and STEM policy expert. She has published over 13 peer reviewed articles, including two book chapters on Urban STEM education and counter spaces for minority women in STEM and has been the recipient of several awards and honors.

Huderson previously served as the Director of Engineering Education and Outreach at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and was an American Association for the Advancement of Science, Science and Technology Policy (AAAS S&T) Fellow at the National Science Foundation. Currently, Dr. Huderson works in the Office of the Deputy Secretary of Education as a STEM and CS Equity Policy Fellow. She is working to develop and implement a STEM and CS strategy that advances the Secretary’s vision for education in America and supports the strategic goals and priorities of the department.

Huderson is a native of New Orleans, LA, and completed her undergraduate training at Spelman College (2006), a certificate in Health Policy (2012) and doctoral work at Meharry Medical College (2013).