Linda Sax Biography

Linda J. Sax is a professor of higher education in the School of Education & Information Studies at UCLA. She is also the founding director of Momentum: Accelerating Equity in Computing and Technology at UCLA. Dr. Sax’s research focuses on gender differences in college student development, with an emphasis on women in STEM fields. She is the author of more than 100 publications, including The Gender Gap in College: Maximizing the Developmental Potential of Women and Men) and is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 1999 Early Career Award and the 2019 Mentoring Award from the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE).