Dr. Pamela McCauley is Associate Dean for Academic Programs, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Wilson College of Textiles, North Carolina State University. She is an internationally recognized industrial engineering researcher in the development of mathematical models, ergonomics, biomechanics, and leadership in STEM. Dr. McCauley served as the director of the Ergonomics Laboratory in the Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Central Florida, and as the program director for the National Science Foundation, Computer Information Science and Engineering Directorate’s I-Corps Program. She previously held the position of Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She has written more than 100 technical publications, an internationally used ergonomics textbook, and books on STEM leadership.