Kendra Evans is currently the Director, Spectrum Support Program & Neurodiversity Hiring Initiative at Rochester Institute of Technology.

Kendra earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Public Policy from the University of Chicago, a Master of Arts degree in Teaching from the University of Pittsburgh and will graduate with a Master’s in Business Administration from the Rochester Institute of Technology in May of 2024.

Her professional focus is on the neurodivergent learner, from K12 to higher education with emphasis on workforce development.  She is committed to advancing employment outcomes and quality of life for neurodivergent adults.

She serves as a collaborator and content area expert on grant proposals, presents at national conferences, and provides consultation and neurodiversity training to employers and non-profit organizations.  In 2023, she was awarded RIT’s Presidential Excellence Award for her work.

Kendra is the mother of three amazing teenagers and a springer doodle puppy.  She walks each day before dawn, is a fan of darts and logic puzzles, and her last meal would be a soft pretzel and craft beer at a ballpark, preferably Wrigley Field! #GoCubs.