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Dr. Leah Hanes

Two Bit Circus Foundation
CEO & Chief Juggler
Dr. Leah Hanes has led Two Bit Circus Foundation (2BCF) since 2013, first as Executive Director and then CEO, 2BCF has grown into a strong voice in the 2020 STEAM Education discourse. During these seven years Dr. Hanes was charged with a complete rebranding while executing strategic mergers with other like-minded organizations. Bringing potent Creative Play allies like imagination.org and LA Makerspace under the 2BCF bigtop in recent years helped increase both their impact and reach. Previously, Dr. Hanes’ held positions focused on children and education. Most recently, she taught Adult Developmental Theory and Ethics at Antioch University Los Angeles.