Hamilton County Commission on Women & Girls, Cincinnati, OH, 2017 - 2019

Women’s Empowerment & Voice Committee, Co-Chair (2018)

Women’s Social Mobility Committee, Member (2019)

Research Team, Chair (2019)

Community Conversation: The Impact of Housing Insecurity on the Health & 

I was an inaugural member of the Hamilton County Commission for Women and Girls. Created in 2017, the mission is to inform the Board of County Commissioners about issues affecting women and girls in Hamilton County. It does this by: making policy recommendations; facilitating governmental, community and business partnerships; promoting leadership among women and girls; and developing public information and education campaigns.

Education of Women & Girls, Finneytown High School, November 14, 2019

Pendleton Neighborhood Council, Cincinnati, OH, Member since 2017


iDream Stage Play and Information Technology Symposium, Hope Road Community Center, Dayton, OH, September 30, 2017. www.hoperoad.org


Association for Information Systems, Women’s Network College, Mentor, 2020 - present

Selected Presentations:


Trauth, E. M. (2019). The Gender Dimension of Responsible Innovation. Webinar presentation to LIV_IN: Responsible Innovation in Smart Homes and Smart Health Virtual Summit (June 11-12).


Trauth, E. (2019). The Mainstreaming of Social Inclusion in IS Research. Keynote Address at Midwest Association for Information Systems Conference (Oshkosh, WI, May 21).


Trauth, E. (2018). Odd Girl Out: Reflections on Introducing Social Inclusion to the Information Systems Field. Southern University (Baton Rouge, LA, August 20).


Trauth, E. (2018). Americas Conference on Information Systems, Professional Development Symposium: Conducting Social Inclusion in IS Research. (New Orleans, LA, August 18).


Trauth, E. (2018). Social Inclusion Research: Negotiating Societal Stereotypes and Individual Factors. University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH, May 18).

Trauth, E. (2017). iDream: Addressing Gender Barriers in STEM through Theatre. Presentation to course: Transdisciplinary Creativity: Eco-social Justice Art, The Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA, October 25).


Trauth, E.M. (2017). Social Inclusion and Information Technology Career Choice: The Role of Stereotypes and Personal Influences. Baylor University (Waco, TX, September 25).


Trauth, E.M. (2017). Social Inclusion in IS Pedagogy: Why We Care. Americas Conference on Information Systems, Professional Development Symposium: Incorporating Social Inclusion into Information Systems Pedagogy. (Boston, August 12).


Trauth, E.M. & Joshi, K.D. (2017). Modeling IT Career Choices through Work Congruity, Self-Efficacy, and Personal Identity. Poster presentation at STEM Gender Equality Congress (Berlin, Germany, June).


Graham, K., Trauth, E.M. & Joshi, K.D. (2017). Study Results from Research on IT Career Choices of Persons with Disabilities: The Case of Military Personnel and Veterans (MPV). Council of College and Military Educators Professional Development Symposium (Atlanta, GA, March).

Trauth, E.M. (2016). Navigating the Landscape of Women in STEM Higher Education: Viewpoints from the Mountains and Valleys. Keynote Address to Utah Women in Higher Education Network Fall Workshop. Dixie State University (St. George, Utah, November 4).


Trauth, E.M. (2016). iDream: Addressing the Gender Imbalance in STEM through Theatre. Webinar presentation to Society for Information Management STEM Outreach (September 26).


Trauth, E.M. (2016). Conducting and Publishing Cutting Edge Information Systems Research: Issues and Insights from Research on Gender and IS. National University of Galway (Galway, Ireland, May).

Trauth, E.M. (2016). Odd Girl Out: Reflections on an Academic Career in the IT Field. Keynote Address at Launch of the joint FESTA / Lero Strategic Career Manager tool. University of Limerick (Limerick, Ireland, May).

Trauth, E.M. (2016). Research-Informed Interventions to Address the Gender Gap in Science and Technology Academia. RWTH Aachen University (Aachen, Germany, March).

Trauth, E.M. (2015). Gender Aware Teaching, Learning and Assessment. Workshop given at Southern Denmark University (Odense, Denmark, October).

Trauth, E.M. (2014). iDream: Using Theatre to Communicate Research Results to a Public Audience about Barriers to Social Inclusion in the Information Society. Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (Ames, IA, November).


Trauth, E.M., Trauth, S., Keifer-Boyd, K. & Wagner-Lawlor, J. (2012). Using Theatre for Social Transformation. 7th Conference of the European Research Network, Sociology of the Arts (Vienna, Austria, September).

Trauth, E.M. (2012). The Gender Imbalance in the IT Field: What do we know? How do we think about it?  Keynote Address, New England Regional Computing Program (NERCOMP) SIG Women in IT Leadership Workshop: Women, Technology and Leadership: Shared Experiences and Strategies for Growth (Norwood, MA, May). 


Trauth, E.M. (2012). Diversity vs. Inclusion in American Higher Education: Taming the Elephant in the Room.  Keynote Address, Research, Pedagogy, and Other Institutional Practices: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Diversity in Higher Education, New Mexico State University (Las Cruces, NM, March 2012).


Keifer-Boyd, K., Trauth, E.M. & Wagner-Lawlor, J. (2011). STEAM Curricula: Adding Art to STEM. Teaching Creativity in Higher Education: Current Trends and Critical Encounters (Wake Forest University, March).


Trauth, E.M. (2010). Conducting Gender Research. Keynote Address, 9th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies, IE business school (Madrid, Spain, June).