UEDA 2021


September 19 - 22, 2021



Transformation: Forward Thinking in a Changing World


2021 UEDA Summit Speakers

Tonya Witherspoon

Tonya Witherspoon

Associate Vice President, Industry Engagement & Applied Learning, Wichita State University

Tonya Witherspoon’s passion for innovation and education has fueled her success in connecting industry leaders with faculty and students at Wichita State University to drive engagement and create and expand education and career opportunities for students. Tonya has a well-established background in technology, innovation, and education and has been a leader in multiple high impact changes through the WSU campus and in the community. She has taught courses in robotics, clay animation, new media, and online education.  She has founded several companies and has served in executive roles for technology companies building hardware and software for enterprise customers.  Tonya is a published author, invited speaker, and enjoys networking and connecting people and ideas.





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