Leah Hackman works on machine learning and artificial intelligence as a PhD student in
<a href="https://www.cs.ualberta.ca/">computing science</a> at the
<a title="null" href="https://www.coursera.org/ualberta.ca">University of Alberta</a>. Along with her studies, Leah also helps to teach Cmput 274 and 275, the Tangible Computing introductory classes in the department. She helps out with the board-game design course that is part of the
<a href="https://www.cs.ualberta.ca/prospective-students/undergraduate-studies/certificates">video game certificate</a> program. She is also dedicated to mentoring women in computing science.