Creative and passionate educator 🍏with a 20-year proven track record in school, nonprofit and corporate edTech settings committed to creating equitable and diverse spaces in STEM for underrepresented girls. I got sick of the public education games we play, so I started an informal learning space where I could allow myself and kids to authentically thrive in our creativity. ♣️ CLUBS & ROOMS ♣️ Cupasaki | Wednesday’s | 8 pm CST MATHgical Monday’s | 5:30 pm CST Founder/Executive Director of The GEMS Camp(TM) —Girls interested in Engineering, Mathematics, and Science A 501(c)3 organization www.thegemscamp.org Creator of The Hidden Gems(SM)— STEM monthly subscription box service for Grade 6-10 girls 💎 thehiddengems.online 👇🏽👇🏽👇🏽👇🏽👇🏽👇🏽 🔗Ways to Connect: @sakimilton (LinkedIn) @saki_milton (Twitter) ✈️ My life by geographic locations: 📍Born and raised in Lubbock, TX. 📍Studied in Austin, TX. 📍First real job in Atlanta, GA. 📍Found my purpose in Dallas, TX. 📍Ran away to Charlotte, NC. 📍Overcame ME in Dallas, TX. 📍 Became an expat in Dubai, UAE. 📍 Now laser focused in Dallas, TX. Random Stuff: -TedXYouth + keynote speaker 🗣 -Lumina Spark assessment tool practitioner -International mathematics 👩🏽🏫 Education: UT Austin, BA Mathematics 🎱 SMU Cox, MBA Marketing 📈 TX, NC Certified Math teacher 👩🏽🏫 Work: 📝 8.5 years of middle school math teaching (urban, charter, international) 📱6-years at Texas Instruments edTech (product management, market development) ✍️ 2-year consultant as a Grade 6 curriculum writer for Great Minds award-winning Eureka Math curriculum 🏋🏽♀️ 5-years professional development and portfolio curriculum manager for Pearson K12 Education (now SAVVAS Learning Company) I’ve trained over 500 teachers in the Middle East and Latin America.