Director, Omaha STEM Ecosystem
Julie Sigmon has experience in the education, non-profit and business fields for over 40 years. She is currently serving as the Director for the Omaha STEM Ecosystem, a backbone organization in support of a collective impact initiative to grow the number of STEM professionals to create a balance between industry demand and available talent.
Previous experiences involved Special Education teacher , school administrator, Chief Operating Officer of a local non-profit youth organization and contract work around quality in STEM programs, specifically Out of School Time programs, as well as serving as the external evaluator for the NE STEM 4U program at University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Sigmon currently serves on the Board for Clarkson College, Heartland Workforce Solutions Youth Council, NE Beyond School Bells Network, Omaha Chamber Education Advisory Council, Women In STEM/BioNebraska Leadership, Aviation STEM Day, Metro Science and Engineering Fair, NE Science Festival and Member for the Blueprint STEM Ralston School District.
MA Education Administration and Supervision – Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL
BS in Education –Special Education – University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK