Whitney Swander

Executive Director, Central Oregon STEM Hub
Oregon's Statewide Regional STEM Hub Network

Whitney Swander is the Executive Director of the Central Oregon STEM Hub, a regional partnership connecting education, community and industry stakeholders across three counties in Oregon’s High Desert. As a Central Oregon native, Whitney is impassioned by the opportunity to lead for equity and increase exploration and pathways in STEM for children and young people in her home of Central Oregon. Whitney holds a Bachelor’s degree from Willamette University in Politics and Spanish and a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Maryland Graduate School where she was also a Shriver Peaceworker Fellow. Whitney is a twice served Peace Corps Volunteer, serving in both Madagascar and Ecuador.