Stephanie Sowin is a graduate student in the Master of Arts in Teaching -Secondary Mathematics at Brown University. She was born and raised in Appleton, WI and received her BA in Mathematics and certificate in Education & Educational Services from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her educational interest stems from her involvement in her college neighborhood K-8 school, St. James Catholic School where she worked as an Aftercare Advocate. She loves getting to know her students on a more personal level and was able to utilize these skills as a private tutor during the pandemic. In her free time, Stephanie loves being active, spending time outdoors, and working out through weightlifting. She hopes to not only be a part of her students' lives in the classroom as an educator but also as a mentor, role model, and coach through sports and clubs.