Brittney Hayes

Brittney Hayes

President

Brittney Hayes, President of SegoEd, is a distinguished academic leader with a strong background in psychology, quantitative research analytics, and an MBA from the University of Utah. With her expertise and passion for student success, Brittney drives the vision and strategy of SegoEd to revolutionize higher education engagement. Under her guidance, SegoEd empowers universities to unlock deeper insights and enhance student outcomes.

Alaa Alsarhan

Alaa Alsarhan

Inventor

Dr. Alaa Alsarhan, the main inventor of SegoEd, brings a wealth of expertise and experience to his role as Program Director of the Assessment and Analytics- Innovation Academy at Utah Valley University. He completed his BSc in Computer Science, MSc in Electronic Business, and Ph.D. in Educational Inquiry, Measurement, and Evaluation. His work includes High Impact Practices assessment, quantitative and qualitative analysis, advanced statistical, and learning analytics.

Rasha Quidisat

Rasha Quidisat

Inventor

Dr. Rasha Qudisat is the Chief of Inclusion and Diversity Officer at UVU, External Evaluator for the National Science Foundation Projects at UVU, External Reviewer for the National Science Foundation for other institutions, and Evaluation and Measurement Consultant. In 2016, She served as the director of Engaged Curriculum, and in 2017, as the director of Undergraduate Research and Creative Work at UVU. After receiving her MSc in Civil engineering, Dr. Qudisat gained extensive experience in strategic planning and evaluation by working internationally with the Jordanian Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation and the Ministry of Social Development. Through this service, she also worked as an external evaluator for the World Bank, European Union, USAID, and UNDP, to evaluate and develop projects for the local communities in Jordan. She is a scholarship recipient of the International Program of Development Evaluation from the World Bank and Carleton University, Canada. In addition, Dr. Qudisat received her Certificate of International Leadership from the Department of State in 2012. With her Ph.D. In Education, Inquiry, Measurement, and Evaluation from Brigham Young University in 2012, Dr. Qudisat developed a passion for interdisciplinary educational projects and impact evaluations. She is a co-inventor of the SegoEd, the In-class engagement instrument that measures classroom academic and community engagement.

Fred White

Fred White

Inventor

Dr. Frederick H. White is Professor of Russian and Integrated Studies at Utah Valley University (UVU). He is also a National Security Studies Fellow. He has published eight books and over fifty academic articles on Russian literature, film and culture. He is one of the leading specialists on the writer Leonid Andreev and has published in the areas of Russian Modernism, psychiatry and literature in the Russian fin de siècle, the economics of culture and Russian/Soviet cinema. Dr White was the Associate Vice-President, Academic Affairs, Engaged learning (2014-18). In this position, he led the Office of Engaged Learning, which promoted and supported institutional strategies for academic engagement; collaborative learning opportunities that connect students’ professional and civic lives with their educational aspirations. In this role, he refocused UVU efforts on five pillars for student engagement – internships, global and intercultural experiences, community engagement, undergraduate student research & creative works and engaged curriculum.