Florence Hudson is Executive Director of the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub at Columbia University, and Founder & CEO of FDHint, LLC, a global advanced technology and diversity & inclusion consulting firm. She is the project leader for the COVID Information Commons (https://covidinfocommons.net) funded by NSF, providing an open resource for researchers around the world to explore research and enable collaboration to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
Professional Development Working Group Members
Clarissa Ding is a PhD candidate in Chemistry, where she studies the structure and dynamics of catalytic materials using computational methods and neural network. In addition to research, she enjoys reading, painting and working on data science projects.
Currently Mariyah works at Princeton University in the Davis International Center as the International Programs Coordinator and Student Advisor. In an effort to meet the Center’s goal of enriching the social and cultural experience of undergraduate and graduate international students, Mariyah coordinates fall International Orientation for undergraduate and graduate international students. Furthermore, Mariyah is responsible for hosting a weekly discussion group designed for international students, scholars and spouses to address issues that are common to adjusting to life in the U.S.
- "I have appreciated the welcoming community provided by GradFUTURES, connecting faculty, staff, graduate students and alums to each other. The conversations are creative and inclusive, and I am grateful for the careful facilitation to help all of us contribute."
Tara became the Program Coordinator for the Prison Teaching Initiative in 2016 after serving as the NJ Volunteer Coordinator for the Petey Greene Program. She is also an adjunct professor of research methods and writing at Stockton University. She holds an M.A. in Educational Counseling from Rowan University and joint B.A. degrees in Philosophy & Religion and Literature from Stockton University.
- "GradFUTURES has been a great way to build stronger connections to Princeton's Graduate School and also to current graduate students..."
Jill Ray is the Graduate Program Manager in the Department of Psychology at Princeton University, and a member of the Professional Development Working Group.
Leanne M. Horinko is the Graduate Program Assistant at Princeton University, and serves on the Professional Development Working Group. She supports the graduate programs in History of Science and History in a range of academic processes including their initial visit to campus as newly admitted students, organizing dissertation defenses and the departments dossier service.