Jaleesa Trapp - MIT Media Lab
Prior to graduate school Jaleesa was the Coordinator at the Computer Clubhouse and a high school computer science teacher, in Tacoma, WA. She is also a community organizer with a group called Tacoma Action Collective, where she brings awareness to many issues such as health disparities, violence, housing inequalities, the achievement gap in education, access and representation in STEM, and other issues that impact marginalized people. She received her bachelor's degree from the University of Washington in human centered design and engineering.
Tune in Monday, April 20 at 8:30 am in the Lobby to hear Jaleesa's keynote, "You Belong Here: Shifting Power and Creating Equitable STEAM Learning Spaces".