Women in STEM Leadership

Meet Our Team

Ogechi Ugwulebo, MS, CISM 
Founder/Executive Director

Ogechi Ugwulebo is a Wife, Mother, Certified Information Security Manager and Founder of Women in STEM Leadership (WISL). She earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno and a Master of Science in Cybersecurity from the University of Dallas. 

Through WISL, Ogechi is providing opportunities for women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to advance into leadership roles in the male-dominated STEM ecosystem. To accomplish this Herculean mission, Ogechi and her team are addressing industry workforce shortages and diversity challenges by providing awareness, education and advocacy for women in STEM, while providing professional development opportunities, and connecting professional women in STEM through networking and mentorship opportunities. https://www.linkedin.com/in/ogechi-ugwulebo/

Melissa Carter
Fireside Chat Host and Brand Ambassador

Melissa is a familiar voice in Atlanta, serving as Host on several popular morning shows there over the course of the past 25 years.  She’s hosted several podcasts as well, and is a longtime Featured Columnist for a local paper.  A 20-year kidney transplant recipient, she is grateful for good health and the blessing of her 8-year-old son. https://linktr.ee/MelissaCarterAtl

Kate McDougall-Mason

Kate McDougall-Mason
Program Manager

Kate is a professional with over 14 years of experience in the non-profit industry. She has held various roles including program director, director of development and administration, and director of community relations/communications. Kate has served at nonprofits in the areas of education, youth development, health & human services, social justice, arts & culture and more.

Kate holds an MBA from Louisiana State University and BA in Applied Behavioral Sciences from Ashford University and is Lean Certified. Her hobbies include: wood working, crafts, cooking, baking and anything on the water. Kate loves to travel, read and spend time with her dog. https://www.linkedin.com/in/kate-mcdougall-mba-21aab615/