Dr. Stephani Page
ARC Network Community Engagement Manager
WEPAN - Women in Engineering ProActive Network
Stephani Page, PhD is a STEM equity and community engagement professional who has over 15 years of biological and biomedical academic research experience. She earned her doctorate in Biochemistry and Biophysics from the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Page is a proud HBCU graduate of North Carolina A&T State University with a bachelors and masters in Chemical Engineering and Biology, respectively. She has been recognized as a researcher by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, the Biophysical Society, and the American Heart Association. Dr. Page has been committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the academy and STEM. She is the creator of the #BLACKandSTEM community which has a social media following of nearly 19,000. Over the years, she has contributed to several major efforts to improve the scientific workforce and education through experiences such as serving on the NIH’s working group for the Next Generation Researchers Initiative and contributing a commissioned paper for the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s (NASEM) report on Mentoring in STEMM (the additional ‘M’ stands for medicine). Dr. Page currently serves as the community engagement manager for the ADVANCE Resource and Coordination (ARC) Network, an NSF-ADVANCE funded STEM equity brain trust.