Leigh is from Taupo, New Zealand. Her long background in secondary school teaching and leadership have led to a commitment to enhance learning using digital technologies. She was awarded a 10 week sabbatical in 2012 to investigate the use of eportfolios in schools, achieved a Graduate Diploma of Information Technology for Educators with Distinction in 2014 and became an authorized Google Education Trainer, August, 2014. Her strong areas of interest remain eportfolios, flipped learning and using Google tools, but she is adamant that she is a lifelong learner. She now works in schools in New Zealand as a digital fluency facilitator for the University of Waikato.