Lorrie Owens Was Discriminated Against as a Black Woman in Edtech. She Succeeded Anyway



Throughout her profession as a pioneering faculty chief in EdTech, Lorrie Owens has encountered racism and sexism. 

Generally it has been delicate issues reminiscent of mansplaining. “I’ve had a few of my subordinates making an attempt to elucidate technical phrases to me in very elementary phrases,” says Owens, who has been the Chief Expertise Officer for the San Mateo County Workplace of Training since 2004.