Audrey Bennett, Ron Eglash, Leshell Hatley, and Josh Sheldon. MIT App Inventor: Empowering Youth as Producers in Media Ecologies. “Enhancing Children’s Voices with Media and Technology Workshop. 2013 Interaction Design & Children (IDC) Conference, June 24-27, 2013.
Leshell Hatley. Discovering Myles & Ayesha: Ideas for Creating Culturally Relevant Learning Technologies. The Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) National Conference, March 27-30, 2013. African-American Panel Chair.
Leshell Hatley, Dr. Jakita Thomas, and Christina Dr. Gardner-McCune. App Development Workshop. 2013. African-American Entrepreneurs in Technology (AAEIT) 2013. March 21-24, Morehouse College.
Yolanda Rankin, Jakita Thomas, Quincy Brown, and Leshell Hatley. 2013. Shifting the paradigm of african-american students from consumers of computer science to producers of computer science. In Proceeding of the 44th ACM technical symposium on Computer science education (SIGCSE ’13). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 11-12.
Kevin Clark, Kimberly Scott, Leshell Hatley; We Got Game: Digital Media & Game Creation Encourages STEM Participation, National Alliance of Black School Educators (NASBE) Conference, 39th Annual Conference November 16-20, 2011, New Orleans, LA
Youth APPLab: Google’s 2-Day App Inventor Workshop, Google Headquarters – Mountainview, CA, June 2011
Youth APPLab: Google & MacArthur App Inventor Workshop, MacArthur Foundation Office – Chicago, Illinois, June 2011
ADMI: Entrpreneurship and the Academy, April 14, 2011
Myles & Ayesha: Cartoon Characters, Culturally Relevant Learning Technology, Social Media Campaign. November 8, 2010. University of Maryland iSeries Undergraduate Lecture forINFM 289J Social Media Campaigns for the Well–Being of Humankind. Taught by Assistant Professor David Yates. CORE Interdisciplinary and Emerging Issues (IE) course.
The African-American Picture Book: It’s Past, Present, and Promising Future. Graduate Research Interaction Day (GRID) 2008. University of Maryland. Presentation.