Barbara Dehart, Investor & Advisor | FourthWave.io
Barbara is the Co-Founder of Sama Learning, which is a company working to address the math and science education problem in the U.S. She is developing a VR learning platform that even in its early stages is seeing a full letter grade improvement for college freshmen in their first-year STEM courses.
Specifically for the validation, Barbara has focused on chemistry, though she’s developing a set of courses across the whole STEM curriculum. She believes VR is the ideal environment to design in interventions that have proven to improve learning like active learning, problem-based inquiry, etc.
Barbara has spent her career in the technology field, mostly in media and entertainment technology. There, she ran both desktop software and cloud computing businesses She loves new technologies in general because of their disruptive nature on existing markets.