Denise Ssettimba

Henrietta Denise Ssettimba is a qualitative researcher with a particular interest in STEM Equity and examining the impact in life outcomes. Her experiences include grant writing, health services research, national K-12 and higher education data collection. Her experiences include creating STEM Karts and Kits alongside her peers as a member of Youth Philanthropy Initiative, grant writing for international development initiatives as an intern at the Jane Goodall Institute and engaging in qualitative higher education research as an intern at UNCF’s Frederick D. Patterson Research Institute. Henrietta has supported telehealth, mental health and implementation studies at the Center for Emergency Care Research and Innovation at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Henrietta additionally had the pleasure of supporting 100kin10’s unCommission as a storyteller, community outreach lead and synthesis support team member. Henrietta received her BA in Sociology from the Xavier University of Louisiana where she served as inaugural Design Thinking Fellow of Xavier Exponential and is a recipient of the Truman Capote Literary Award and Saint Katherine Drexel Award. She currently serves as a Program Associate in the Office of Undergraduate STEM Education at the American Association of Colleges and Universities.