NTA Faculty Member
Director, Internal Technology Experience at Leadership for Educational Equity
Topic: Intro to Data Visualization
Avory Faucette is a trans queer activist, writer, public speaker, and professional data geek. Zie graduated from the University of Iowa with a JD in 2009, focusing on international human rights and gender/sexuality issues in the law. Hir current work focuses on queer identity, policy, and marginalized identities under the queer umbrella. As a genderqueer person, zie comments frequently on non-binary identity, transgender and genderqueer issues, and media coverage of these populations. As a data professional, zie is also particularly interested in the intersections of identity with data and technology. Avory’s work has been featured in Ms. Magazine Online, RH Reality Check, On the Issues, xoJane, The Frisky, Girl w/ Pen, Feministe, and Feministing and zie writes regularly at the blog Radically Queer. Hir work also appears in Journal of Gender, Race, and Justice and several print anthologies. Zie is a certified Salesforce Administrator and Platform App Builder and currently, serves as Database Manager for Leadership for Educational Equity.