Sarah Dunton

Sarah Dunton
Position: 
Alliance Manager, Expanding Computing Education Pathways
Office: 
A327 LGRC
Phone: 
(413) 577-0393

Biography

Sarah Dunton, Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) alliance manager, has extensive experience building collaborations between higher education, K-12, community-based organizations, and industry. In her current role, she works with leaders in 17 states, including the territory of Puerto Rico, to broaden participation in K-16 computer science education. She has worked in the field of informal education for over 15 years, focusing her work on engaging underrepresented populations, specifically girls and women in STEM. She has a master's degree in teacher education & curriculum studies with a concentration in learning, media & technology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a bachelor's degree in women's studies, also from the University of Massachusetts. Sarah believes that building strong networks and developing authentic collaborations are the key to increasing diversity in computer science and STEM.