CEO, Reimage Consulting
Kaneka provides a support network for Black leaders in education through coaching and mentorship.
CEO, My Mathematical Mind
Deborah creates and nurtures educational environments for Black elementary children to develop lasting positive math identities.
Dionne offers actionable ways for educators to recognize Black brilliance and trust all students to engage in grade-level mathematics.
Kaneka Turner, Deborah Peart, and Dionne Aminata met at Illustrative Mathematics in 2018, as lead writers for the K-5 Math Curriculum. There we saw a need to ensure that the curriculum incorporated ways for Black children and all students to be seen and see themselves as important contributors to the mathematical discourse in their classrooms. Ironically, through the process of writing, we found a need to support one another as Black women operating in a rare space as writers for a national math curriculum, and as important contributors to the discourse surrounding math education.
#BlackWomenRockMath strives to