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Louise Yakey is a 25-year career educator.  She is a STEM certified teacher in New Mexico and New York State.  Since 2010, she has been a teacher in New Mexico.  She holds a master of science degree in education, a masters in public administration from UNM, and educational administration certification also from UNM.  She completed her administrative internship at Bernalillo Middle School.  She has extensive experience in nonprofit administration and has been committed to mentorship and internship for young people since her arrival in NM.  Before forming Tutors to Teachers, a nonprofit LLC, and Arise Tutors, she was the executive director and program director for Mentoring Kids Works NM.  She has occupied several nonprofit and charter school Board positions.  Currently, she is the immediate past president of the Santa Fe branch of the American Association for University Women and currently is the program chair for the statewide board of AAUW.   She also is the New Generations Board member for the Santa Fe Centro Rotary Club and was awarded a Paul Harris Fellow Award this summer.  Louise is a health careers and STEM teacher at the Santa Fe Indian School.  

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Amalia is a New York State-educated student. She is currently studying at St. John's and is a Pritzker Scholar. After she completes her work at St. John’s she hopes to continue her work in the classroom as a teacher at the Santa Fe Indian School.

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Leah is a rising senior at St. John's College from Boise, Idaho. Prior to her studies at St. John's, Leah managed partnerships for a national education non-profit and served as the assistant editor for a national education journal. She is passionate about increasing access to education and is proud to serve the mission of Tutors to Teachers. 

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Simran went to St. John's College, from Toronto, Ontario.  Future plans:  after graduation in May, Simran is traveling to Nepal for the summer to work in womens' health.  She will be applying to law schools to begin in the fall of 2023.  

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