Mary Nyaema

College of Education
University of Iowa

Mary Nyaema is a student at the University of Iowa pursuing her PHD in Science Education. She is originally from Kenya where she has taught high school mathematics and science for seven years. As a graduate assistant, she has been involved in many K-12 outreach activities targeting under presented minorities to pursue STEM based careers. Her research interests include cultural responsive teaching, teacher knowledge and beliefs and problem based learning. She is also a member of I-fellows, Multi-Ethnic Engineering and Sciences Association (MESA), Graduate Students in Science Education (GSSE) and National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE)