- IU, IU Bloomington
Laurie Burns McRobbie served as Indiana University First Lady from 2007 to 2021. With a long career in higher ed IT and advanced networking, she devoted much of her time to women and technology, as well as diversity and inclusion in STEM disciplines more widely. She helped found the Laurie Burns McRobbie ServeIT Clinic in the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering, and was a co-founder of the Center of Excellence for Women and Technology. She leads the advisory councils for both programs. She is an adjunct faculty member in the Luddy School and also holds an adjunct faculty role in the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Laurie is a member of numerous nonprofit boards in Bloomington and Indianapolis.