LBLA Chat: I love Science is Elementary's teaching methods

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Published: Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The LBLA Chat is a new video series where we connect with one of our Latino Board Leadership Academy Senior Fellows. The LBLA trains Latinx professionals on how to be successful board members of nonprofit organizations. With over 500 Senior Fellows to date, we continue to pave the way for Latinx leadership in our region. This interview series gives you a glimpse into the lives of Latinx leaders by unveiling their passion, interest, and desire to improve the quality of life for all Latinos one conversation at a time.

In this video, we welcome Laz Castillo, a 2021 Class XVIII Senior Fellow. Laz Castillo is a Mexican - American born and raised in Los Angeles and the youngest of 10 in his family. He is the first in his family to attend a university. Today, Laz is a Senior Manager in Business Development at Palo Alto Networks. He holds an undergraduate degree from Cal State - Long Beach and a Master of Business Administration degree from Pepperdine University. In this chat, Laz talks about the importance of making science and math fun for young people. Now serving on the board of directors at Science is Elementary Laz shares how their mission intertwines with his passion.

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