Lyra Logan, Esq.

Executive Vice President & General Counsel of the Florida Education Fund

Biography

Lyra Logan is Executive Vice President & General Counsel of the Florida Education Fund (FEF), a non-profit that creates and implements educational programs for underrepresented groups. In addition to handling legal matters, Logan is FEF’s web applications and database developer and directs FEF’s pre-college programs, which include after school and summer STEM camps for Florida middle and high school students. Logan founded and helps design curricula for an expanding strand of those camps known as CodeMasters, where undeserved youth learn computer programming and computational thinking within the contexts of robotics, game design, web design, and mobile app development and also prepare to earn tech certifications. Logan trains instructors to teach curricula developed or selected for FEF programs, with the goal of empowering them to later teach even greater numbers of students to code at high-needs schools. Logan is a certified MIT Master Trainer in Educational Mobile Computing (MIT APP Inventor), JavaScript Specialist, and Database Design Specialist and holds graduate certificates in Instructional Technology: Web Design and in Online Teaching and Learning. She earned her B.A. from Fisk University and J.D. from Harvard.