Open Minds Podcast: Angela DeBarger of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

 Ony Anukem Cable Green

Hello Creative Commoners! This week is Open Education Week , and we are back with a new episode of CC’s podcast, Open Minds … from Creative Commons .

Photo courtesy of Angela DeBarger

In this episode, CC’s Director of Open Knowledge, Dr. Cable Green , sits down for a conversation with Open Education Advocate, Dr. Angela Haydel DeBarger . Angela is a Program Officer in Education at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation . Her portfolio addresses Open Education, with the aim of democratizing knowledge, creating inclusive and engaging experiences for learners, and advancing racial equity in education systems.

Previously, Angela served as senior program officer for Lucas Education Research at the George Lucas Educational Foundation , where she led elementary and middle school project-based learning initiatives. From 2002 to 2014, she worked as an education researcher at SRI Internationa l. Her research focused on improving classroom pedagogy, specifically assessment strategies, to promote student learning and engagement in science.

Angela has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Stanford University, a master’s degree in psychology from the University of Michigan, and a doctorate in educational psychology from Stanford University. She is a native Californian and enjoys spending time with her two boys.

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