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The Digital NGO: Turn Intent into Action.
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Elizabeth Mynatt

Georgia Tech
Executive Director, Institute for People and Technology (IPaT), Distinguished Professor, College of Computing, and Director, Everyday Computing Lab
Atlanta, Georgia
Dr. Elizabeth Mynatt is the Executive Director of Georgia Tech’s Institute for People and Technology (IPaT), a Distinguished Professor in the College of Computing, and the Director of the Everyday Computing Lab. She investigates the design and evaluation of health information technologies including creating personalized mobile technology for supporting breast cancer patients during their cancer journey, evaluating mobile sensing and mHealth engagement for pediatric epilepsy patients and their caregivers, and investigating the positive and negative influence of social media on self-harm behaviors such as eating disorders. She is also one of the principal researchers in the Aware Home Research Initiative; investigating the design of future home technologies, especially those that enable older adults to continue living independently as opposed to moving to an institutional care setting.Mynatt is also the Chair of the Computing Community Consortium, an NSF-sponsored effort to engage the computing research community in envisioning more audacious research challenges. She serves as member of the National Academies Computer Science and Telecommunications Board (CSTB) and as an ACM Council Member at Large. She has been recognized as an ACM Fellow, a member of the SIGCHI Academy, and a Sloan and Kavli research fellow. She has published more than 100 scientific papers and chaired the CHI 2010 conference, the premier international conference in human-computer interaction. Prior to joining the Georgia Tech faculty in 1998, Mynatt was a member of the research staff at Xerox PARC.Her research is supported by multiple grants from NSF and NIH including Smart and Connected Health, CHS, HCC and CAREER awards. Other honorary awards include being recognized with a 2016 Georgia Tech Distinguished Leadership Award, and being named a Mobility Star in 2014 by the Atlanta Metro Chamber of Commerce and the Top Woman Innovator in Technology by Atlanta Woman magazine in 2005.Mynatt earned her Bachelor of Science summa cum laude in computer science from North Carolina State University and her Master of Science and Ph.D. in computer science from Georgia Tech.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, November 9
 

8:15am