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WORK EXPERIENCE

20192021
IF/THEN

STEM Ambassador

The  AAAS IF/THEN® Ambassadors Program is a key element of the IF/THEN® Initiative designed to further women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by empowering current innovators and inspiring the next generation of pioneers.

20192020
BlackcomputeHER

Fellow

The blackcomputeHER Fellows Program is a cohort-based, leadership development program designed to cultivate black women leaders in computing+tech.

20162018
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro, NC

Chancellor Distinguished Fellow

The Title III HBGI PhD Fellowship is a prestigious award offered to qualified Ph.D. students enrolled in STEM disciplines at North Carolina A&T State University.  The purpose of the Fellowship is to increase the number of native Black Americans earning a Ph.D. degree in STEM disciplines through a program of financial assistance.  The Fellowship, consisting of a stipend and supplemental benefits, is funded through a Title III HBGI grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

20152016
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro, NC

Graduate Research Assistant

  • Researcher for the Center for Advanced Studies in Identity Sciences (CASIS)
  • Perform a variety of administrative tasks including preparation of Power Point presentations, data entry and analysis, web site development, collating marketing materials and presentations.
  • Provide assistance with event planning including supervision of undergraduate student workers.
  • Facilitate projects in an office with other students; serve on short-term college project teams.
  • Support departmental processes related student recruitment including contacting prospective students, creation of marketing materials, peer advising/mentoring, conducting campus tours and orientation activities, and delivery of presentations.
  • Supervise a computer laboratory.
  • Assist a faculty member with a research project; engage in literature searches.
  • Assisting faculty in the development of new material for their courses.
20132015
North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC

Business and Technology Application Analyst

• Provide system analysis and maintenance to existing and newly designed Banner applications
• Traces problems and/or issues through the system in order to ensure problem resolution and continued availability of administrative systems by various university constituents.
• Develops designs, enhances, and supports technical solutions to Banner and related administrative system applications.
• Ensures appropriate testing and data validation performed prior to implementation in production environment.
• Provide instruction/training as needed to various university constituents in the use of current and new technologies.
• Consults with university constituents, other technical staff, technical consultants and vendor support persons, serving as a technical resource on various committees to provide solutions to medium to complex administrative problems.
• Researches requests and provides appropriate feedback to facilitate decision-making.

20122015
ITT Technical Institute, Durham, NC

Adjunct Professor

• Teaches material from approved curriculum and develops daily lesson plans to include instructional aids.
• Participates in school retention initiatives by providing regular, accurate, and timely feedback to students and the school concerning academics, behavior, attendance, etc.
• Motivates students to actively participate in all aspects of the educational process.
• Completes professional development and in-service activities in accordance with college standards.
• Maintains expertise in subject area and recommends improvements in curriculum design.
• Instructs students in laboratory safety procedures if applicable.
• Performs duties in the Learning Resource Center as assigned.
• When possible, participates in core course academic support programs, certification programs, and student professional associations.

Courses Taught:

• IT 203 Database Concepts
• IT 260 Network Application Services and Security
• NT 1330 Client Server II
• NT 1430 Linux Networking
• GS 1140 Problem Solving
• ET 156 Introduction to C Programming
• NT 2580 Introduction to Information Security
• NT 2670 Email and Web Services
• NT 1110 Computer Structure and Logic

20102013
North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC

Business and Technology Application Technician

• Responsible for implementing and maintaining applications which interface with the Banner ERP systems.
• Duties include but are not limited to the Banner Document Management Software (BDMS).
• Supports the functional user communities, provides system analysis, coordinates training, processes related security access requests, and coordinates scheduled maintenance and problem resolution to ensure continued availability of applications.
• Create Documentation and Video Tutorials for users
• Assists with Banner Finance

20082010
North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC

Technology Support Application Analyst

• Provide technical support for usability issues and critical site problems through telephone, e-mail, web and accepted applications support for the NCCU Community
• Provide remote support for clients off-site as well as in other departments across campus
• Provide support for access to the wireless network, network connectivity, email and system related issues dealing with usernames and passwords
• Installation of ITS supported software and hardware
• Route issues to the correct division within the ITS Department
• Provide feedback for correcting technical issues effecting the campus
• Provide documentation for all activities completed
• Provided and assisted with technology training for NCCU Campus

20062008
State Employees Credit Union, Raleigh, NC

ATM Servicing Operations Analyst

• Monitoring ATM network with TCS, EMS, and Decal applications.
• Responsible for an individual region of ATMs, Hubs, and Branches.
• Place and monitor third-party vendor maintenance for ATMs/branches and ATM cash calls.
• Provide member service to hubs and branches.
• Maintain a shift log of all issues/problems worked on.
• Identify needs for escalations and notify shift supervisor.
• Continually identify trends, issues, problems within region (s) being monitored.

20062006
SunTrust Bank, Durham, NC

Financial Services Representative

• Open new accounts, take loan applications, and refer customers to specialized bankers.
• Perform basic sales functions, develop product loan knowledge, and perform teller functions.
• Provide superior customer service through listening to customers, anticipating their needs, and recommending financial services.
• Vault Teller
• Notary Public

20052006
SunTrust Bank, Durham, NC

Teller

• Refer customers to specialized bankers.
• Perform teller functions.
• Commit to accuracy and speed to meet client needs.

CERTIFICATIONS

20192019
Quality Matters

Independent Applying the QM Rubric (APPQMR): (Statewide Systems)

Certificate earned on September 27, 2019 

20192019
GitHub

Campus Advisor

Certificate earned on April 16, 2019 

20182018
Apple

Apple Teacher

20172017
Coursera

Programming for Everybody (Getting Started with Python) by University of Michigan on Coursera.

Certificate earned on August 27, 2017

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Association of University Women (AAUW)
  • AnitaB.org
  • Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE)
  • Special Interest Group on Human-Computer Interaction (SIGCHI)
  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
  • Special Libraries Association (SLA)
  • Upsilon Pi Epsilon Honor Society (UPE)
  • Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS)

CURRENT AND PAST APPOINTMENTS AND AFFILIATIONS

2020Present
North Carolina Central University

Academic Affairs Strategic Plan Committee

July 2020Present
Velle Cares Foundation: STEAM2 Center

Advisory Board Member

20192019
National Society of Black Engineers, UNCG Chapter

Faculty Advisor

FUNDING

  • Day, Siobahn C., Title III HBGI Ph.D. Fellow, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, U.S. Department of Education, 8/1/2016, $140,000.
  • Day, Siobahn C., AAAS IF/THEN® Ambassadors by the American Association for the Advancement of Science and Lyda Hill Philanthropies, 9/9/2019, $5,000.
  • Day, Siobahn C., Division of Extended Studies: Office of E-Learning Online Course Development on Artificial Intelligence, 9/2019.
  • Limbrick, Daniel, Karimoddini, Ali, Homaifar, Abdollah, Day, Siobahn (2019) Excellence in Research: Real-time Fault Diagnosis for Self-Driving Vehicles, Historically Black Colleges and Universities – Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP) EiR, NSF, $1,000,000 (North Carolina Central University Total: $190,000) 2020-2023. Award # 2000187
  • Grady, Siobahn D., AAAS IF/THEN® Engagement Awards, STEM-It-Yourself (SIY): Cultivating and Developing your STEM Identity through a hybrid model of Engagement to Adolescent Girls, AAAS IF/THEN® Ambassadors by the American Association for the Advancement of Science and Lyda Hill Philanthropies, $10,000, 2020-2021. 
  • Longmire-Avital, Buffie, Wallace, LeShonda, Grady, Siobahn, (June 2020), SOH Time: Virtual Supporting for Black Women Living Positively by Southerners Promoting Awareness Resources & Knowledge $20,000 ($4000 PI Grady portion) July 2020 – December 2020

Grants Under Review 

  • Rhinehardt, Kristen, Grady, Siobahn, Edmondson, Rasheena, (June 2020) Planning Grant for the Learning and Development of Diverse Engineering Researchers (LADDER) Program: Bridging Information Science, Computational Engineering, and Biological Research for Underrepresented STEM Majors, NASA Nspires, $50,000 (NCCU $14,000) July 2020 - October 2020.

HONORS AND AWARDS

20192019
Winston-Salem State University National Alumni Association

Hall of Distinction

The Alumni Hall of Distinction recognize and honor you for your professional accomplishments, outstanding character, community service and most importantly, your commitment to your Alma Mater. You are a symbol of respected and esteemed individuals who “Departed to Serve” and have “Linked Together in Unity and Serving Together with Purpose.”

20192021
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE

STEM Ambassador

Women innovators across the United States have been selected as AAAS IF/THEN® Ambassadors by the American Association for the Advancement of Science and Lyda Hill Philanthropies to share their stories and serve as high-profile role models for middle-school girls.

20192019
AnitaB.org

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University GHC Cohort

20192019
LATTICE Team

Launching Academics on the Tenure-Track: an Intentional Community in Engineering (LATTICE) Cohort Recipient

Launching Academics on the Tenure-Track: an Intentional Community in Engineering (LATTICE), a joint effort between the University of Washington, North Carolina State University, and California Polytechnic State University, is a national program to advance faculty diversity in engineering.

20192019
BlackcomputeHER

2019 BlackcomputeHER Award

The BlackComputeHER award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated tremendous efforts in the area of civic engagement. This individual has worked tirelessly to either develop and execute informal efforts to broaden participation in computer science for Black girls and women or has used her computer superpowers to influence socio-political structures that impede Black girl/women’s participation in computer science or STEM.

20182018
AnitaB.org

2018 Women of Color in Tech Grace Hopper Complimentary Registration

20172017
Facebook

@Scale Conference Student Scholarship

FEATURES

ACADEMIC TEACHING

University Courses

  • Undergraduate Courses
    • Internet Systems
    • Introduction to Java Programming
    • Foundations of Computer Science I
    • Foundations of Computer Science II
    • Elementary Data Structures and Algorithms 
  • Graduate Courses
    • Information Systems in Organizations
    • Information Systems Projects
    • Artificial Intelligence

College Courses

Community College Courses

  • Email and Web Services
  • Introduction to Computers
  • Computer Structure and Logic
  • Introduction to C Programming
  • Introduction to Information Security
  • Problem Solving
  • Linux Networking
  • Client-Server II
  • Linux Networking
  • Database Concepts

Pedagogies

  • Inclusive Pedagogy
  • Paideia Method
  • Active Learning 
  • Social Constructivism
  • Socratic Questioning

OUTREACH (PUBLIC TALKS, SEMINARS SUPPORTING EDUCATIONAL EFFORTS)

Upcoming November 2020
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Machine Learning

20202020
Tapia

Academic Panels and Workshops: Innovating Conference Hosting for Inclusion: The story of taking RESPECT 2020 online in 72 hours

20202020
Tapia

Birds of a Feather: Partnership in practice, building online experiences as a community

20202020
Reinvented Magazine

STEAM Dreamers Video Series/Panelist Discussion

Reinvented STEAM Dreamers brings real women STEAM role models into homes, classrooms, and nonprofit programs. Our goal is to make it easy for professionals to share their skills and expertise bringing real-world, authentic information to students to create the next generation of innovators.

20202020
Nepris

IF/THEN VIRTUAL STEM FAIR SERIES: Panel Discussion - What Does an Engineer Do?

During our presentation, we will introduce everyone to the opportunities that become available to students who choose to study engineering. We will briefly discuss the wide variety of engineering disciplines that exist, as well as the various types of careers that engineers can have.  The three of us will review our own backgrounds briefly and then leave the floor open to answer any questions that students may have about engineering. 

20202020
Nepris

IF/THEN VIRTUAL STEM FAIR SERIES: My Life as a Computer & Information Scientist

I am an Assistant Professor of Information Systems at North Carolina Central University. My background includes Computer Science, Information Science, and broadening participation in Computing. In my current role, I teach information science, research (using machine learning and natural language processing), and complete service at the university. During this session, I’ll give students a brief overview of myself and my work, and then open it up to their questions.

20182018
North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina

A Natural Language Processing and Machine-Learning based approach to Authorship Attribution of Tweets

  • 7th Annual College of Engineering Graduate Student Research Poster Competition
20172017
Indiana University, Purdue University Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, Indiana

A Computational Framework for Identity and Its Web-based Realization

  • The 28th Modern Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science (MAICS)
20172017
North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina

Situation-Based Ontologies for a Computational Framework for Identity Focusing on Crime Scenes

  • 6th Annual College of Engineering Graduate Student Research Poster Competition
20172017
Hilton Savannah DeSoto, Savannah, Georgia

Situation-Based Ontologies for a Computational Framework for Identity Focusing on Crime Scenes

  • 2017 IEEE Conference on Cognitive and Computational Aspects of Situation Management
20162016
Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort Hotel, Waikoloa, Hawaii

Adversarial Authorship, Author Webs, and Entropy-Based Evolutionary Clustering

  • The 25th International Conference on Computer Communication and Networks
20162016
University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio

Towards the Development of a Cyber Analysis & Advisement Tool (CAAT) for Mitigating De-Anonymization Attacks

  • The 27th Modern Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference
20162016
North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina

Towards the Development of a Cyber Analysis & Advisement Tool (CAAT) for Mitigating De-Anonymization Attack

  • 2nd Annual Extreme IT Day Poster Competition
20162016
Wake Forest Bio Tech, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Towards the Development of a Cyber Analysis & Advisement Tool (CAAT) for Mitigating De-Anonymization Attack

  • 2nd Annual Triad Developers Conference Poster Presentation
20162016
North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina

Towards the Development of a Cyber Analysis & Advisement Tool (CAAT) for Mitigating De-Anonymization Attack

  • 5th Annual College of Engineering Graduate Student Research Poster Competition

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

20192019
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

The 8th Annual College of Engineering Graduate Research Poster Competition Judge

2018Present
National Science Foundation

Broadening Participation in Computing Expert

20182020
SIGCHI Inclusion Innovators

Race/ Ethnic Identity Inclusion Issues Team Member & Lead

How to empower all HCI professionals regardless of preconceived notions based on race and ethnic identity.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE AS A PEER REVIEWER

20202020
Remote Judge

Southeast Regional Cyber Defense Competition

2019Present
Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

Academic Track Committee Member/Proposal Reviewer

Review and select submissions for an interesting and engaging Academic Track for a wide variety of academic participants at the Grace Hopper Celebration.

20182018
Black Communities

Proposal Reviewer

The Institute for African American Research and NCGrowth are hosting a multi-disciplinary conference to connect academic researchers and Black Communities across North America. By creating new collaborations, we will help to document, safeguard and enhance the life of these communities.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS AND PANELS

  • Invited Panelist: Day, Siobahn (April 2021) Computing Research Association Grad Women's Cohort. New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Invited Panelist: Day, Siobahn(April 2021) How to have a Successful Ph.D. Job Cycle: Tales from Academia and Industry. BlackcomputHER. Washington, DC.
  • Invited Speaker: Day, Siobahn (Upcoming in October 2020) Special Libraries Association Annual Conference. SLA Physics Roundtable Session. Charlotte, North Carolina. 
  • Invited Panelist: Day, Siobahn (2020). Technology Career Prep Panel. Central Piedmont Community College. Charlotte, NC.
  • Invited Panelist: Day, Siobahn (2019)"HBCU Graduate and Professional School Symposium" Alpha Lambda Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, Charlotte, NC. 
  • Invited Panelist: Day, Siobahn (2019) "Navigating While Black: How to Survive Graduate School as a Black Student" National Society of Blacks in Computing, Atlanta, GA.
  • Invited Panelist: Day, Siobahn (2019) "Perspectives from Grad Cohort Alums" and "Finding an Advisor & Developing an Effective Working Relationship with them (& what to do if it doesn’t work)" Computing Research Association Grad Women's Cohort. Chicago, Illinois. 
  • Invited Moderator: Day, Siobahn (2019) Graduate College: Title III Scholars Symposium "Job Searching 101: Tips and Tricks to Applying for Jobs in the Academia ." Moderator. North Carolina A&T State University 
  • Invited Panelist: Day, Siobahn (2019) Society of Women Engineers, North Carolina A&T State University Chapter. "Girl Talk," Greensboro, NC. 
  • Invited Speaker: Day, Siobahn (2019) Association of Computing Machinery-Women, Winston-Salem State University Chapter. A Discussion on Broadening Participation in Computer Science. How to Attract and Retain Women. Winston-Salem, NC. 
  • Invited Moderator: Day, Siobahn (2018). Women's HERStory Month Committee Presents Hidden Figures: A panel discussion on "Women using IT to break barriers in careers.". Moderator. Winston-Salem State University. Winston-Salem, NC. 
  • Invited Speaker: Day, Siobahn (2018). STEM Enrichment Workshop. Soft skills/Interview. Central Piedmont Community College. Charlotte, NC.
  • Invited Panelist: Davis, Christi, Day, Siobahn, Harrison, Venessa, Solomon, Raven. (2018). Jack and Jill of America, Inc. "The Power to Make a Difference". Duke University. Durham, NC.
  • Invited Panelist: Day, Siobahn, Effort, Edmundson, Elliott, Mauranda, Yourse, Elliott. (2017). STEM Career Prep Panel. Central Piedmont Community College. Charlotte, NC.
  • Invited Panelist: Clark, Brittany, Day, Siobahn, Ekwemalor, Kingsley, Green, Indigo. (2017). Graduate Open House Student Panel. North Carolina A&T State University. Greensboro, NC.
  • Invited Speaker: Day, Siobahn. (2017). Women in STEM Prep Career Panel. Central Piedmont Community College. Charlotte, NC.
  • Invited Panelist: Bennett, Velton, Carter, Lauren, Day, Siobahn, Stoudermire, LeSherl, Watson-Polk, Crystal. (2017). STEM Prep Career Panel. Central Piedmont Community College. Charlotte, NC.
  • Invited Panelist: Comer, Pamela, Day, Siobahn, Howard, Kristie, McBride, Maranda, Ward, Jasmine. (2017). Women in STEM Panel Discussion. North Carolina A&T STEM Girl Magic- Women’s Empowerment Summit. Greensboro, NC.
  • Invited Panelist: Bledsoe, Anissa, Bledsoe, Kendra, Clark, Glenda, Day, Siobahn, Hammett, Victoria, Hargett, Tonya, Langley, Simone. (2017). Women in STEM Panel Discussion. Beta Iota Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Hidden Figures Screening Event. High Point, NC.
  • Invited Speaker: Day, Siobahn. (2015). Guest Invited Speaker on Entrepreneurship. Black Girls Code Summer Camp. North Carolina Central University. Durham, NC.
  • Conference Speaker: Day, Siobahn. (2015). Clean the Clutter with Banner Document Management (BDM). UNC System Finance Conference. Asheville, NC.
  • Conference Speaker: Day, Siobahn. (2014). Clean the Clutter with Banner Document Management (BDM). 80th National Association of College, Deans, Registrars, and Admissions Officers Conference. Durham, NC.
  • Conference Speaker: Day, Siobahn. (2013). Clean the Clutter with Banner Document Management (BDM). 1st Annual Ellucian Live. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Conference Speaker: Day, Siobahn. (2011). Clean the Clutter with Banner Document Management (BDM). 10th Annual Mid-Atlantic Banner Users Group Conference. Radford, VA.
  • Birds of a Feather: Day, Siobahn, UNCW, UNCG. (2010). Going Paperless? 10th Annual Mid-Atlantic Banner Users Group Conference. Wilmington, NC.

CONSULTING ACTIVITIES

20132013
North Carolina Central University

Clark Atlanta University

  • Worked with the University to go paperless using the Ellucian product, Banner Document Management.
  • Provided the university with training, time lines, documentation, video tutorials, and expertise related to implementation.
20132013
North Carolina Central University

The University of West Indies St. Augustine (Trinidad & Tobago & Jamaica Campuses)

  • Worked with the University to go paperless using the Ellucian product, Banner Document Management.
  • Provided the university with training, time lines, documentation, video tutorials, and expertise related to implementation.

COMMUNITY SERVICE

20132017
Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Co-Chair of the Young Alumni Council

  • Project Manager/Chairwomen for the WSSU 40 Under 40 Awards Initiative (2013)
  • Mistress of Ceremony for the WSSU 40 Under 40 Awards Initiative (2013)
  • Project Manager/Chairwomen for WSSU 5k/10k and Kids Fun Mile Run (2014)
  • Co-Chair for the WSSU 40 Under 40 Awards Initiative (2017)
  • Mistress of Ceremony for the WSSU 40 Under 40 Awards Initiative (2017)
20142016
Winston-Salem State University Nation Alumni Association (WSSUNAA)Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Public Relations Chair

  • Responsible for keeping the news media informed of pertinent Association activities and developing programs/activities, which include community support.
  • Implemented and manage Social Media Networks for the Association (LinkedIN, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)
  • Implemented a subscription page for Alumni to sign-up for Association communications
  • Implemented and customized html coded E-Battering Ram (Association's Publication)
  • Project Manager for WSSUNAA website redesign
  • Implemented/Manage Online registration of events via Eventbrite
  • Collects Data as well as creates reports for Executive Council of communication presence.
20152015
Junior League of Durham and Orange Counties Webmaster, Durham, North Carolina

Webmaster

Responsibilities will include weekly updates to the site in the form of blog posts, event calendar items, and time sensitive page updates; monitor site analytics and report to AVP once a month for Board updates; update WordPress as needed and continue to develop/improve functionality of site; assist VP with implementation of Members Only section of the site in Winter/Spring 2016; and document processes and procedures for successor. http://www.jldoc.org/

20152015
Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Class of 2005 Reunion Coordinator

  • Served as a class reunion coordinator/chair for the class of 2005 for the 10 year reunion planning committee.
  • Created online registration form including online payment functionality
  • Created Facebook Page
  • Created Registration Packet mailed to classmates
20132015
Women for Success Triangle, Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina

Website Committee Chair

  • Created Website for the organization
  • Created Eventbrite Profile for the organization
  • Created Templates for Communications using iContact/Mailchimp
  • Responsible for website updates and maintenance using Wordpress
  • Responsible for all setup for events regarding ticketing and or sales
  • Responsible for sending out all communications/campaigns for the organization