Miriam Sanders is a doctoral student studying Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Mathematics Education. She is a former Title I high school mathematics teacher. During her time in the classroom, she sought to help her students develop mathematics proficiency, problem-solving skills, mathematical literacy, and mathematical self-efficacy. As an intervention teacher, she developed a passion for using research to refine mathematics education to provide high-quality curriculum and instruction for all students. Through her research she seeks to address issues of equity and diversity in mathematics education regarding mathematics intervention, culturally responsive mathematics instruction, and female students’ STEM career interests. As the TLAC Graduate Student Service Coordinator, she organizes outreach to give back to the Bryan-College Station Community. Through her involvement in Aggie STEM, Miriam has worked as an instructor at the annual Aggie STEM Summer Camp and is the current Aggie STEM Summer Camp Night Director for 2022.