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Local leads the way for women in STEM at Our Lady of Peace

Local leads the way for women in STEM at Our Lady of Peace

As the head of school for Academy of Our Lady of Peace, Carmel Valley’s Lauren Lek is preparing 750 young women for the future, carrying on the 134-year-old school’s legacy of educating the next generation of women leaders and innovators; helping them find their voice and compete at all levels regardless of what their career and aspirations might be.

Lek is a champion of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs for young women, including the recent build-out of the first virtual reality space of its kind in an all-girls school or of any school in San Diego County with its new zSpace laboratory.

Lek has brought much more to the school than just the...

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