Karen Ramsey-Idem, Ph.D.
Karen Ramsey-Idem, Ph.D. is a global technical leader for Cummins Inc. In 2002, Dr. Ramsey-Idem led the creation of a STEM outreach program introducing middle school females to engineering. At Cummins, she established an internal development conference for female engineers in 2007. Both of these annual programs continue today. Dr. Ramsey-Idem is a charter member of the Cummins Technical Women Leadership Team, which aspires to increase representation of women leaders in the company’s technical organization, and leads the Cummins RePower Program, a STEM career reentry initiative.
Creating sustainable opportunities for women to aspire to and achieve in STEM careers is Dr. Ramsey-Idem’s avocation.