Michelle Lo is an Asian American educator and learner. As a recent graduate of the Stanford Teacher Education Program (STEP), she teaches high school mathematics in California and is interested in leveraging education as a space for learning and liberation. In particular, Michelle is interested in teaching mathematics as a means of civic engagement and social justice while improving STEM equity for girls, students of color, and multilingual students. She hopes to continue learning from and with others in her community and growing her teaching practice. Her collaboration and work has been published in the Journal of Urban Mathematics Education.
She is a 2021 – 2022 Racial Equity Grant recipient. The Racial Equity Grant, launched in Summer of 2020, is a 10-month grant which provides support to Humanity in Action Fellows and Senior Fellows as they defend racial equity and the #BlackLivesMatter movement through their projects. Generously funded by William H. Donner, it provides for dynamic civic action, critical social change and transformative promise as it relates to reckoning of past and present racial injustices. For more information on the grantees click here.
Updated February 2022