Linda Kekelis
Linda Kekelis
Advisor, STEM Next Opportunity Fund
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Linda Kekelis currently serves as an advisor for STEM Next Opportunity Fund, supporting its national work on family engagement to advance equity, diversity, and access. She has a longstanding passion for ensuring that all youth have access to caring adults and to opportunities to pursue their interests and achieve their potential in STEM. She was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Techbridge Girls, a nonprofit with the mission to inspire girls in science, technology, and engineering where she directed several grants from the National Science Foundation to design and scale up programs for girls and develop resources for effective outreach for role models. Kekelis 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.

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