Apple CEO Tim Cook says Lyman High School teacher is important role model

Apple CEO Tim Cook had high praise for Lyman High School teacher Mary Acken, a veteran of the defense industry, who leads the school’s STEM education effort.

“She brings two things: deep knowledge and no fear,” he said Tuesday during a visit to the Apple store at Mall at Millenia in Orlando. “It’s fantastic that we have a woman leading the coding because it’s important that people see role models who look like them.” Read more here.