Program Director, Utah Assistive Technology Program (UATP)
Bora Lee is the director of the Utah Assistive Technology Program within the Institute for Disability Research, Policy & Practice at Utah State University.
She came to UATP as an Americorps VISTA member in 2019. That same year, Bora earned her Ed.D in educational leadership from California State University, Los Angeles, focusing on transitioning to adulthood for minority students with disabilities. In 2020 Bora became UATP’s multicultural coordinator. She assumed the director’s role in 2021.
She has over 10 years of experience working with individuals with disabilities. Her expertise includes transitioning to adulthood for youth with developmental disabilities, working with families from diverse backgrounds, augmentative and alternative communication devices (AAC), and mobile applications. Bora earned her M.A in Moderate to Severe Disabilities from California State University, Los Angeles. Her bachelor’s in visual communication design is from Handong Global University in Pohang, Korea.
Her parents committed their lives to serve as missionaries for more than 30 years, instilling in her the values of selflessness and giving. Their influence has guided her life and her career choices.