Tracey Lanham is the Program Chair of the Computer Information Technology programs in the Fisher School of Technology at Hodges University and she is currently in the dissertation phase of her Ph.D. program at Northcentral University. In addition to her career in adult education, she is fully engaged in the community to further the initiative to get more girls and women interested and involved in technology fields of study in support of their pursuit of technology careers.
Functioning as the coordinator for the Aspirations in Computing Award for the SWFL Region, she works closely with the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) to provide opportunities and encouragement to young women in high school that excel in technology and leadership within their community. Moreover, to facilitate the engagement and retention of girls in technology, Tracey also oversees AspireIT camps that utilize a near peer teaching experience to teach middle school girls app and game development in the summer. By providing a vast array of technology focused activities and learning experiences, she hopes to increase the representation and retention of women and minorities in technology careers to provide a more diverse workforce in our global economy.