Dr. Gilda A. Barabino #WHM16 #WomensHistoryMonth #WomenInSTEM
Dr. Gilda A. Barabino is the Dean of The Grove School of Engineering at The City College of New York and is known for her research of sickle cell disease, biomedical engineering as well as her inquiry into race, ethnicity and gender within science and engineering.
Dr. Barabino received her B.S. degree in Chemistry from Xavier University of Louisiana and her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Rice University. She is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) and the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES). She was the Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer for 2012-2014. She has an extensive record of leadership and service in the chemical and biomedical engineering communities. She is the Immediate Past-President of BMES and is the President-Elect of AIMBE. Dr. Barabino has over a decade of experience in leading NSF initiatives for women and minority faculty and is the founder and Executive Director of the National Institute for Faculty Equity.