New York, NY – December 8, 2014 – We Connect The Dots (WCTD), a non-profit supporting the advancement of STEAM careers, today announced that Felicia C. Guity PhD., GM Worldwide Channel Marketing at Microsoft, has joined its Board of Directors.
Dr. Guity brings over 28 years of business technology, education and non-profit experience to the organization. In her current role as a senior executive at Microsoft, Dr. Guity has the opportunity to focus on education initiatives including helping the company better understand how children use technology. She is also an adjunct professor at Argosy University and Keiser University where she teaches marketing curriculum through an online platform.
“There is a perfect synergy between Dr. Guity’s professional initiatives, personal interests and the mission of this organization,” says Laurie Carey, Executive Director of We Connect The Dots. “She is an incredible addition, and we look forward to leveraging her insight in building STEAM programs for students nationwide.”
In addition to her professional endeavors, Dr. Guity is a long-time supporter of programs that advance the mental, physical and emotional health of children. She has served on the board of several non-profit organizations including Seattle-based Hopelink, Ryther Child Care and Powerful Voices.
“Much of the work I have done focuses on outcomes after circumstances have taken place but with We Connect the Dots, we have the opportunity to engage early and define the circumstance,” said Dr. Guity. “I am excited to be part of the team that delivers the skills, awareness and inspiration to build a stronger, more diverse industry landscape moving forward.”
Dr. Guity has received a number of leadership and industry awards. Most recently, Savoy Magazine recognized her as one of the “Most Influential Women in Corporate America” and 2013 she received Black Enterprises award for “Top Women in Advertising and Marketing”.
About We Connect The Dots
We Connect The Dots (WCTD) is a non-profit organization focused on inspiring and educating students in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) careers. Through collaboration with the community, education professionals, the government and the technology industry, WCTD provides awareness and education of 21st Century workforce skills through experiential learning programs. For more information, please visit www.we-connect-the-dots.org.