Supporting CGEST within ASU and Internationally

Alexus Robertson, Assistant to the Director

(480) 727-9490

Alexus Robertson did her undergraduate degree at New York University Tisch School of the Arts and her MBA at the University of Phoenix. Using talents from both degrees she has endeavored on many entrepreneurial ventures. One of her passion projects included creating a Non-Profit Organization with a focus to help prepare today’s children for tomorrow through conscious parenting and community building. Throughout her career, she has worked in the education sector as a finance counselor and administrative specialist. Alexus has managed human resources, student enrollment, and special education records and accounts. Through previous employment, she has over 10 years of administrative experience. Alexus is excited to assist a director with a mission to inspire underrepresented youth to explore STEM opportunities and hopes to make an impact at CGEST in the years to come.

Kyra Trent, Communications Specialist

Kyra is a creative designer and digital media specialist. Since 2012, Kyra has worked at ASU in multiple capacities including art instructor, creative consultant, marketing and communications assistant, and research assistant. For four years, Kyra served as a Marketing, Communications and Multimedia Producer at The Center for the Study of Race and Democracy. There, they used various digital mediums to engage audiences on the intersections of race, civility, health and more. Kyra now serves as a Communications Specialist at the Center for Gender for Gender in Science and Technology

Krishna Chaitanya Bogavalli, Web Developer

Krishna is a Graduate Student studing Masters in Computer Science (MCS) at Arizona State University. Since 2014, Krishna has worked in development of various applications and projects using modern web development Technologies and well-versed in applying Machine Learning Algorithms upon various datasets for finding interesting insights and meaning full patterns from them. After graduation, Krishna is aspired to be apart of an Organisation which offers world class solutions to various communties by positioning himself in Software Development and Data Science. At Center for Gender for Gender in Science and Technology, Krishna is responsible for creating reactive web pages and adding dynamic content to them. 

Isabel Vargas, Student Executive Support

Isabel is a fourth year undergraduate student studying Psychology (BA) at Arizona State University. She is working with Alexus Robertson in assisting Dr. Kimberly Scott with administrative tasks at CGEST. She hopes to continue working in administrative functions after graduation with a position in Human Resources. Isabel was drawn to CGEST by the center’s determination to create better experiences and a better future for under-represented girls in STEM.

Alvin E. LawrenceInstructional Designer

Alvin E. Lawrence is an art and tech enthusiast. He focuses on building organizations by reshaping the quality and efficiency standard of end-products, managing multiple projects; leading creative teams; and delivering engaging, customer-focused learning solutions. He holds a graduate degree from our own Arizona State University in Graphic Information Technology along with an undergraduate degree in Multimedia from the University of Advancing Technology. His education is supported by his 17+ years of digital animation and video production, instructional design, and graphic design experience.