Jenny Buontempo is currently a database administrator on the National Study of Learning Mindsets. She received her bachelor’s degree in mathematics and international business from Saint Peter’s University. She holds a master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Kansas and a master’s degree in interdisciplinary education with a STEEM (Science, Technology, Environmental Education, and Mathematics) emphasis from Santa Clara University. Jenny received her PhD in STEM Education from the University of Texas at Austin. Her prior experiences as a high school math teacher inform her current research interests of examining gender disparities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and their relation to student and teacher attitudes and the classroom environment.