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Alaine Allen

Dr. Alaine Allen is the director of Educational Outreach and Community Engagement in the University of Pittsburgh, Swanson School of Engineering and a co-director of the Broadening Equity in STEM Center at the University of Pittsburgh, a center charged with creating a national network for STEM precollege programs and a local network of undergraduate STEM programs designed to broaden participation. For over twenty-five years Alaine has worked as an educator who opens doors for students, particularly individuals from groups historically marginalized in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. She is committed to fostering a culture of inclusive excellence in STEM and to cultivating environments where students, staff and faculty can thrive. Alaine has a Bachelor of Science degree in physics education from Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Education degree in policy, planning and evaluation from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Doctor of Education degree in higher education management from the University of Pittsburgh.