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Pamela Leggett-Robinson has 15+ years of higher education experience which includes
STEM academic and student success/support programming, STEM Leadership Coaching,
institutional strategic planning, data analytics, educational programming (start-ups), and
program evaluation. Her diverse skill set is a result of having served as an academic
administrator, project manager, principal investigator/project director for STEM student and
community initiatives, and lobbyist for K-20 science funding on Capitol Hill. She is a Certified
Associate of Project Management and brings an exceptional level of enthusiasm, dedication,
and nuanced perspective to each STEM program/project she serves. Dr. Leggett-Robinson
holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Georgia State University, M.S. in Bio-Inorganic Chemistry from
Tennessee Technological University, and a Ph.D. in Physical Organic Chemistry from Georgia
State University. She is the Founder and Executive Director of PLR Consulting in Atlanta, GA.
PLR Consulting focuses on STEM program development, project management, and evaluation.
Dr. Leggett-Robinson’s primary research and scientific presentations focus on student support
programs in STEM undergraduate education and support programming for women of color in
She has received multiple awards for her STEM service to students and garnered funds in
excess of $3 million dollars from both NIH and NSF for broadening participation in STEM
Undergraduate Education. Her distinguished record of STEM programmatic success is well
documented in publications and presentations. Recently, Dr. Leggett-Robinson co-authored a
book chapter, “Navigating the Landscape of the STEM Professoriate: Reflections and Insights.”
She is currently co-editing a book “Overcoming Barriers for Women of Color in STEM” to be
released summer 2020. Through speaking engagements, Dr. Leggett-Robinson works with
national, regional, and local organizations to create and implement safe STEM ecosystems for
women of color.