Bethany Edmunds, PhD
Director of Computing Programs
Associate Director of Network Programs
Northeastern University – Vancouver Campus
Dr. Bethany Edmunds is recognized leader in Computer Science and STEM education within North America. She holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Rutgers University where she researched reinforcement learning, and is currently Director of Computer Science and Teaching Professor at Northeastern University’s Vancouver campus. Bethany is passionate about breaking down barriers to create greater diversity, access, and inclusivity within the technology community. She brings together expertise in software development, machine learning, and educational innovation to create STEM opportunities for people of all backgrounds and abilities. Dr. Edmunds has been named one of BC Business’s Most Influential Women in STEM, Business in Vancouver’s Forty under 40, and YWCA’s Women of Distinction and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Women in Machine Learning and the Artificial Intelligence Network of British Columbia.