Helena Mitchell, Ph.D.

Helena Mitchell is a Regents’ Researcher at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA.  In tandem, she is the Principal Investigator for the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for Wireless Technologies, which through research, development and capacity building, promotes an inclusive technology ecosystem. Her areas of specialty include emergency communications, educational and wireless technologies and universal service to vulnerable populations.  She has held executive positions at the Federal Communications Commission and National Telecommunications and Information Administration in Washington, DC.  Dr. Mitchell worked in broadcast management for more than a decade and on international cross-border projects where she built joint ventures between industry, government and educational institutions. Helena received her doctorate from Syracuse University.

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