Ms. Akesson is a 2022-23 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow.
The Steward community is so proud of Upper School Science Teacher and Bryan Innovation Lab Liaison Laura Akesson, who was featured in the June 16 edition of the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Read the RTD article. Ms. Akesson has been named a 2022-23 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow. She’ll live in Washington, D.C. and work directly on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) resources and programs with the Department of Energy alongside Fellows embedded in other federal agencies or U.S. Congressional offices. In the R-TD article, Ms. Akesson shares her career trajectory and her commitment to making science fun for students. "The hands-on part of science ... is the best way to get kids hooked on the excitement of it," she said.
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