Evelyn Gómez is an Invention Education Administrator of K-12 Programs where she oversees the Massachusetts Invention Convention, various local Invention Conventions, and leads Lemelson-MIT’s local outreach efforts. She values our outreach work with underrepresented populations aims to remedy historic inequities among those who develop inventions, protect their intellectual property, and commercialize their creations. A big believer in education equity, Evelyn’s efforts prioritize working with young women, Black, Indigenous populations, Latinx, and other people of color throughout the state.  

Evelyn’s diverse background in engineering, education, and activism provides the perfect foundation for leading the local outreach efforts expanding invention education opportunities for young people of color. Before joining Lemelson-MIT in 2019, Evelyn worked for a broad range of education organizations, including local school committee, nonprofits, public schools, and community colleges. As a trained STEM educator, Evelyn taught learners of all ages how to use math and science to invent.