Veda Chandler, Joy Harris Join College of Engineering Leadership Team

The College of Engineering has named new leaders for two signature programs that work to expand access and support students of all backgrounds through their Georgia Tech education.

Veda Chandler will take over as director of the Center for Engineering Education and Diversity (CEED) starting Aug. 1.

Joyelle “Joy” Harris will be the new director of the Women in Engineering (WIE) program beginning Aug. 14.

Both leaders, who have made careers of supporting student success in science, technology, engineering, and math, will support the College’s Inclusive Excellence Office.

“Veda and Joy each bring a wealth of experience and leadership to the Dean’s Office and will develop programs and initiatives that will advance the College’s national leadership in developing and graduating women and minority engineers,” said Raheem Beyah, dean of the College of Engineering and Southern Company Chair. “I am thrilled to work with these two dynamic leaders. Their gifts and experience will help us continue to position Georgia Tech as the premier place to study engineering.”

Read more about the new leaders on the College of Engineering website.