Donna Fernandez is Pomo from Elem Indian Colony in Clearlake Oaks, CA. She is a National Board Certified Teacher of Mathematics for Adolescents and Young Adults, holds a Master of Education degree in Advanced Teaching, and earned a BA in Mathematics and a BA in Native American Studies from the University of California, Davis. Currently, Donna is an instructor of Mathematics at Piner High School in Santa Rosa. She is a Co-Director of the Alliance of Indigenous Math Circles which creates mathematical opportunities for Indigenous students and to build community among math teachers of Indigenous students while respecting Indigenous culture. Donna loves promoting STEM activities for indigenous youth.