Rebecca Lewis, a nationally recognized expert in STEM education, leads initiatives that catalyze young people’s interest in STEM and connect classroom experiences with the world of work. She brings extensive experience in instructional design, interdisciplinary learning and teaching, professional development, science education, enhancing formal and informal STEM learning, broadening participation in STEM, and effective strategies to promote college and career success.
An experienced senior manager, Lewis leads initiatives that focus on engaging leaders from STEM industries, corporations, schools, and communities in collaborating to improve students’ outcomes. As director of EDC’s Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) Program Office, she manages a large portfolio of projects focused on strengthening high school biology in the U.S. and abroad.
Previously, Lewis co-led the Ford Motor Company-funded Ford PAS project, a comprehensive community-wide high school reform strategy that fused classroom and career opportunities. She has worked with schools, districts, corporate funders, and community-based partners throughout her tenure at EDC.
Lewis holds a BS from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, an MAT in biology from Northeastern University, and a CAES from Boston College.