Dee Lanier shares his passion for societal change through word pictures and prose. This talk puts a twist on the term, “at-risk” building a case for the correlation between at-risk youth and their fathers.
“Sociologist turned Technologist,” Dee Lanier is a passionate and energetic educator and learner with over a decade of instructional experience on the K-12 and collegiate level. Dee holds Undergraduate and Master’s degrees in Sociology with special interests in education, race-relations, and inequality. From 2007-2012 Dee served at Crossroads Charter HS as a full-time Vocational Studies teacher, Testing Coordinator and Title I Director. Dee also served as the Technology Catalyst for the Lower School at Trinity Episcopal School and is currently the Executive Director of UNCOMMEN, a nonprofit organization that leverages technology for social change, and is a board member and Tech Coach at Charlotte Lab School. Dee is also a featured speaker at several Global Summits featuring Google for Education and curator of all things #thinkopen.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx