Leshell Hatley, Ph.D.
Creator of Myles & Ayesha

Dr. Leshell Hatley is an STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) educator of 20+ years. She has taught all ages – from 2-72! …and maybe older. She has a BS degree in Computer Systems Engineering, a Masters degree in Computer Science, and a Ph.D. in Learning Technologies Design Research. She is the Founder and Executive Director of Uplift, Inc. a 501c3 STEM education nonprofit in Washington, DC found in 1999. This knowledge and experience has led her to combine her ways of teaching, the importance of cultural relevance and personalized learning, and technology to create Myles & Ayesha.

Dr. Hatley is extremely intentional while instructing and guiding students. This same care goes into everything related to Myles & Ayesha!

Watch the video below as she describes what it has been like teaching Robotics since 2009.

Dr. Hatley speaking at Creative Mornings DC about teaching Robotics, 2015.
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