Episode 23: How to get involved in OC STEM

Leyla Riley is the Executive Director of the OC STEM Initiative, which is housed in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering at the University of California, Irvine. Leyla works to foster Orange County’s economic competitiveness and sustainability through promoting STEM competencies across the educational continuum through the creation of public-private partnerships between community stakeholders, including but not limited to K12 schools, higher education, industry, government and philanthropic foundations. Take a deep dive with Leyla as she explains the foci of OC STEM and how you can get involved. Leyla discusses what she does by focusing on research and the OC STEM ecosystem and her role there.