An award winning and well published engineer, Dr. Alexander has dedicated herself over the past 17 years to developing innovative solutions for advancing the state of engineering. She has built a solid career providing cost improvement systems, strategic solutions, and cutting edge technology to engineering giants such as Lockheed Martin and federal powerhouses including the Office of the Secretary of Defense. She is currently fulfilling dual roles as Sr. Program Manager for Strategic Studies Project and Technical Lead for Engineering Tools and Environment Support to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Engineering.

Dr. Tyesia has become increasingly passionate to inspire minorities, especially young women, to take part and excel in STEM career paths. Throughout Dr. Alexander’s career, she has established herself as a mentor and tutor for middle school and high school students in her community. For more than 12 years, she has successfully conveyed fundamental mathematical and reading concepts to middle and high school students while encouraging independent thinking amongst these future engineers. In addition, she has consistently planned and directed social, recreational and developmental activities for underserved youth, fostering self-confidence.

A noted speaker and workshop presenter, Dr. Alexander has developed workshops for hundreds of students and their parents designed to equip, excite, and connect young people around STEM based subjects and careers.

Determined to duplicate her highly recognizable ability to create outstanding work and build solid relationships amongst her peers, Dr. Tyesia’s newest innovative solution to the field of engineering is T. Alexander University- a comprehensive program that equips future engineers and STEM professionals with the skills necessary to blaze trails both professionally and personally. She is excited to combine her love for systems and empowering youth in this one-of-a kind vehicle that is certain to cause a paradigm shift amongst STEM careers for generations to come.