Clare Bhakta

Invention Education Administrator, K-14

Clare Bhakta is a K-14 Invention Education Administrator with the Lemelson-MIT program.  In this role, she collaborates with educators to bring invention education into the classroom.

A big believer in the power of teaching code creatively, she proactively incorporates computer science into invention education curriculum.

With more than 11 years of experience teaching code in hands-on creative contexts, she has experience teaching in California public schools, community colleges, and state universities as well as through community programs she helped spearhead on the local level. 

She wants to empower the next generation of thinkers and doers by equalizing access to technology and invention education in our schools. 



Bachelor of Arts, Social & Political Thought, Hampshire College 

Masters, Multimedia, California State University, East Bay