Amy Ibarra



Amy is a distinguished alumna of San Diego State University, where she attained academic excellence and earned a Bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics and Economics, accompanied by a Minor in Political Science. Her commitment to academic achievement is highlighted by her recognition as a McNair Scholar and STEM Scholar during her university years. Amy's educational journey not only provided her with a comprehensive understanding of these subjects but also instilled in her a deep appreciation for interdisciplinary perspectives. She now integrates this perspective into the classroom, fostering an environment that promotes student success.


Amy has worked as a public Math tutor for the State of California’s Supplemental Educational Services program and as a Private Math and Economics tutor. She has worked overseas in Beijing, China at an American Private School, where she not only developed but also taught their Math and Economics Curriculum. Amy has conducted research for esteemed institutions, including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center, Computational Science Research Center (SDSU), and the Department of Policy Studies & Cross-Cultural Studies (SDSU).

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Amy embraces her left-handedness.
  • She finds joy and relaxation in practicing hot yoga.
  • Amy shares her home with a one-eyed Maltese/Poodle mix dog named Max.