December 14, 2018

A Unique Opportunity

Occasionally, The Wide Angle hosts guest bloggers. Last year, we provided Prof. Judea Pearl of UCLA the opportunity to fill this space. Today, Ariella J. Lehrer (my wife), writes about a special opportunity for Los Angeles residents and their daughters.

David A. Lehrer

A Unique Opportunity
Ariella J. Lehrer, Ph.D.
May 14, 2016

I'd like to reach out to the Community Advocates readership directly on a subject that I feel passionately about.

I have been in the technology field, specifically video games and educational technology, for more than 30 years, running small businesses here in LA and producing many games and apps. Throughout that time, I have witnessed firsthand the lack of diversity in our business, especially women, and its negative consequences for product design and development.

About a year ago I was introduced to Liz Ackerman Hicks, the dynamic principal of a new public school that is opening this August – “>here.

It's time to change the status quo, and what better way than through K-12 education? I couldn't be more proud to be a volunteer for GALA.