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Long Island Mourns the Loss of Dr. Nada Anid

Written by Long Island  |  01. October 2021

Nada Anid passed away on September 28, 2021. 
 
Nada Marie Anid, Ph.D., joined New York Tech in 2009 as the first female dean of the NYIT College of Engineering and Computing Sciences. As dean, she spearheaded the creation of New York Tech's NSA/DHS National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education, its federally and state-funded Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation Center (ETIC), and its Empire State Development's Division of Science, Technology, and Innovation (NYSTAR)-certified business incubator. 
 
Long an advocate for women pursuing education and career opportunities, Nada was instrumental in launching the Women’s Corporate Council, a group of female leaders whose goal it is to empower and inspire others within the New York Tech community and beyond.
 
She is also the recipient of numerous awards, with Long Island Business News naming her as one of the Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business in recognition of her achievements in workforce and economic development three times.
 
Since 2018, Nada has served as Vice President for Strategic Communications and External Affairs, a role dedicated to articulating New York Tech's mission as a premier polytechnic that fosters technology innovation and entrepreneurship.
 
The Nada Anid Scholarship Fund has been established to support women in STEM at New York Tech to keep Nada's memory alive.

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