Dr. Laurelle Jno Baptiste
An award-winning entrepreneur and innovator in digital learning, Laurelle proudly co-founded ScholarLab with over ten years of online education under her belt. As acting membership committee chair with the Open Courseware Consortium and advisor to Canadian Women in Technology (CanWIT), Laurelle was honoured in 2013 with Canada’s Pioneer for Change award (Outstanding Entrepreneur). She was also selected as one of Canada's top women in technology and is considered one of the leaders of online education in North America.
As an iBBA from the Schulich School of Business, a graphic designer, and a woman in edutech, Christine stands tall at the intersection of business, arts, technology and education. She is currently fueling her entrepreneurial fire and making a difference as Project Manager at ScholarLab, where her colleagues know her as a multitalented and multifaceted voice worth bringing to any table. Christine is also a graduate of CyberARTS, a six-year specialized program in arts, design and tech.
An active cultural journalist, editor and writer, Alexandra holds an Honours degree in English and a BFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. She has worked on editorial teams at Carbon Paper, ixdaily.com and Designlines Magazine, among others. A kind of culture-catcher by trade, Alexandra casts an optimistic eye on the changes mobilized by technology and a spirit of innovation in the air. Her writing often revolves around the intricacies of living life in the digital and the complexities faced by hers and the upcoming generation.
Dr. Simone Senhouse Mathieu
Head of Research
A seasoned educator, Simone’s passion for learning in the digital has spanned over a decade. From her first introduction at Columbia University in 2003, to her current positions as Associate Professor of Psychology at University of Phoenix and Head of Research at ScholarLab, Simone’s interest in learning in the digital is boundless. Empowerment through education serves as her driving motto and this is reflected in her dedication to exploring varied research topics and passing this information on to others in the field.