Laurie is currently teaching Data Visualization at Art Center College of Design, Pasadena CA; in addition, she is professor emeritus at Pasadena City College. Since 2009, she has consulted in education innovation for companies as well as universities such as Lynda.com, LinkedIn, Degreed, and Credo Reference. She advocates for academic initiatives, supports excellence in teaching and learning, and provides integration and implementation for systems-wide online teaching and learning solutions. Laurie evangelizes all things education and learning as a though leader and public speaker and writer. Before consulting, she served for 22 years as a professor in Interaction Design and as the director of the Pasadena City College Digital Media, serving the state of California as a regional resource for collaboration between education, industry, and the community. Her passion is digital storytelling.