Linda Edouard

Deputy Research Lead, I-Corps Northeast Hub

Dr. Linda Edouard serves as the Deputy Research Lead of the NSF I-Corps Northeast Hub, where she steers research initiatives in the Hub centering on inclusive innovation and technology entrepreneurship. She is also a postdoctoral associate at the Rutgers Advanced Institute for the Study of Entrepreneurship and Development. Her primary research interests include entrepreneurship education & training, social capital, stratification, and business and society. Linda has consistently been driven by a dedication to understanding how organizations can enable social impact and justice. Her journey has included early internships at the Department of State and U.S. Senate, a national anti-poverty fellowship, and leading the implementation of the largest educational census in the United States. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, her Masters in Sociology of Education from New York University, and her Ph.D. in Management from Rutgers University.