Edie Fraser

CEO, STEMConnector

Edie Fraser is CEO of STEMconnector™ and Senior Consultant to
Diversified Search. STEMconnector is the organization whose mission is to be THE information resource and produce STEM results and connections with STEM Leaders in every sector. The mission is to bring Education, Research, Resources, Best Practices, Communications and Outreach –- and provide resources such as the web site, STEMdaily, EdTech Weekly and STEM Results. STEMconnector works with business, academia, government and non-profit organizations and media entities. Formerly, Ms. Fraser built three best practices initiatives: Diversity, Women and Corporate Communications. Each of these units shared business, government academic and non-profit research and resources to insuring best practices and information sharing. With review teams massive amounts of data and materials were reviewed to share best in class for application purposes.

Edie worked with more than 250 Fortune companies on women and
diversity leadership and with several hundred associations. Prior to joining Diversified, Edie was Founder and CEO of Diversity Best Practices (DBP), a member service for diversity practitioners. Edie ran a communications agency in earlier years. Again best practices and leveraging of major reports proved the essence of the work. Edie established and chaired the first Public Affairs Section of the Public Relations Society of America and won 9 Thoth and Silver Anvil Awards for research, strategy and execution and measurement of strong programs such as the relations with U.S. and Japan.

Edie has won 42 major awards in Leadership and Innovation, Diversity
and Women’s Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Communications. She is Vice Chairman of the World Affairs Council of DC and on the national board of SCORE. She has been inducted into the Enterprising Women Hall of Fame and a Founding member of C200. Edie received the Lifetime Achievement award from Diversity Woman Magazine and its Mosaic Award. Edie was on the cover or Women of Wealth Magazine for her philanthropy and mentoring.

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