Leah Potter

Leah Potter writes and designs for Electric Funstuff – an educational game studio located in New York City. She is one of the original developers of Mission US, a series of free, online video games about pivotal moments in American history, with over 1.5 million users. Produced in partnership with WNET and the American Social History Project, Mission US has won critical praise, including G4C’s Most Significant Impact award and the Japan Prize, honoring the best in educational media. Potter serves as the Director for Instructional Design at ThinkZone Games, and co-created “Hats & Ladders,” a mobile app recently awarded the grand prize in the White House’s Reach Higher Career App Challenge. She also teaches digital history in New York University’s Archives and Public History program as an adjunct professor.