Dr. Linda Kekelis
Dr. Linda Kekelis is Executive Director of Techbridge and has over 20 years of experience designing and leading girls’ programs in STEM. She participates in advisory boards, collaborates with girl-serving organizations, and works with professional groups and corporate partners to promote females’ participation in science, technology, and engineering. Dr. Kekelis conducts research, participates in national conferences, and writes extensively, translating research into practical applications for educators, professionals, and parents. She has a master’s degree in linguistics from the University of Southern California and a doctorate in special education from the University of California, Berkeley. When she was thinking about her future, Linda had two dreams based on the role models around her—to be a teacher or a mother. In Techbridge, Linda encourages the significant others in the lives of girls to promote STEM career options.