Advisors

We learn from our community. Our advisors’ passion for science education, professional expertise in diverse fields, and knowledge of the communities we serve, help us carry out our mission.

Advisory
Council

Our Advisory Council is composed of community members who are extraordinarily dedicated to our mission. Each of our Advisory Council members brings a unique set of experiences, skills and relationships that enhances and improves our ability to support high quality science education everywhere. We applaud and thank the members of our Advisory Council, past and present, for their outstanding work on behalf of the Lawrence Hall of Science.

Chair
Yumi Nakagawa

Vice-Chair
Rebekah Helzel

Director
Rena Dorph

Members
Paul A. Bartlett
Gibor Basri
Mark Bensadoun
Hollis Chin
Faith Dukes
Roger W. Falcone
Joshua Grass
Alysia Green
Joyce Hicks
Nazli Parvizi
Sarah L. Peterson
Ajit Smith-Iyer
Mike Witherall

Emeritus Members
Joan Finnie
Paul Hertelendy
Gary Masada
Donald R. Proctor

Faculty Advisors

Our Faculty Advisors connect us to the latest research taking place at UC Berkeley. Our colleagues on campus are a vital resource that not only share updated perspectives on new frontiers in science, but thoughtful approaches to advancing equity and opportunity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

Members
Anne Baranger
Courtney Dressing
Robert Full
Ken Goldberg
Frances Hellman
Bob Jacobsen
Alessandra Lanzara
Eric Paulos
Lisa Pruitt
Robert Rhew
Linda Rugg
Alan Schoenfeld
Ikhlaq Sidhu
Tina Trujillo

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Life-changing learning experiences don’t just happen—they’re made. By supporting The Lawrence Hall of Science, you’re helping further our work of inspiring tomorrow’s diverse thinkers, inventors, and change-makers.

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Meet The People Behind The Mission

Learn more about our dedicated team of researchers, educators, and staff. Our Executive Team and staff work together to design and direct the programs that make The Lawrence an international leader in science and mathematics education.

Staff & Executive Team