Dr. Olga Hickman serves as the Executive Director for Bachman Lake Together. She has numerous years of experience that include supporting statewide literacy initiatives across the state of Texas. Her background includes knowledge in leadership, literacy, and second language acquisition for diverse learners. A native of South Texas, Olga moved to Fort Worth in 2010. In 2014, Dr. Martinez Hickman received her PhD in K-16 Research, Policy, and Leadership from the University of Texas at Arlington. Her research interests focus on communities of color, which will support her aim to ensure that all students receive a fair and equitable high quality education.