Leah is an accomplished and forward-thinking leader with a passion for improving educational outcomes for students through the innovative use of technology. Leah earned a PhD in Education from UC Berkeley and has gained extensive experience in research and technical leadership roles at prominent companies such as NWEA, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Amira Learning, and Amplify. With her strong values-driven approach, Leah is committed to making a positive impact on educational outcomes for students.
As Senior Director of Research, Leah leads a highly skilled team of researchers who specialize in educational research, survey design, and machine learning. Together, they collaborate on exploring new avenues for research, support ongoing product improvements, and analyze the impact of TalkingPoints on students, families, and educators.