Positioning the Roux Institute to expand K12 STEM education in Maine
Join Ula Polsky and Lindsay Jamieson of Northeastern's Roux Institute to learn how they're shaping leaders' readiness for global innovation.
Ula Polsky is director of partnerships at the Roux Institute. Polsky is charged with managing relationships with the Roux Institute’s corporate partners. She spent the early part of her career in the foreign policy field, working to advance US economic interests with the Department of State, Office of the US Trade Representative, and later as Government Affairs Director for Duke Energy International. Upon returning to her native Maine, Polsky focused her efforts on economic development locally, helping Maine-based businesses attract and retain top talent through the Maine State Chamber of Commerce. She lives in Falmouth with her husband, teenage sons, and Lucy, a German Shepherd.
Lindsay Jamieson is a teaching professor at the Khoury College of Computer Sciences at Northeastern University. Her area of research focuses on algorithms and theory. Additionally, Jamieson is a part of the Executive Committee for ACM-W North America, which supports, celebrates and advocates internationally for the full engagement of women in all aspects of the computing field. Jamieson earned her doctorate in computer science from Clemson University and her bachelor’s in computer science from DePauw University. Prior to joining Northeastern in 2021, she was an associate professor of computer science at St. Mary’s College of Maryland.
Presented as part of the 2023 Camden Conference.