Dr. Erika Camacho, SACNAS Board Member and 2017 Linton-Poodry SACNAS Leadership Institute (LPSLI) alumna, has been awarded the Education Award by Great Minds in STEM/HENAAC. Dr. Camacho is currently an Associate Mathematics Professor at Arizona State University and a long-time SACNAS member.
Dr. Camacho is a first-generation college graduate who was inspired by her high school algebra teacher and renowned Bolivian educator, Jaime Escalante, to pursue a career in mathematics. Today, she is a mentor to hundreds of underrepresented minority students, propelling them forward by believing in their endless potential to succeed in STEM.
See Dr. Camacho listed among the 2017 HENAAC Award Winners on greatmindsinstem.org