Miryam is originally from Mexico City, but she has lived in Austin for almost 20 years. She came to Austin to study and become a mathematics teacher. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BA in Mathematics and Spanish. After graduating, she began to work with Austin ISD as a mathematics teacher and later as a Mentor for New Teachers. While teaching, she has learned that the only way to make your students learn is by creating a positive and healthy relationship with the students. She strives to make sure her students enjoy learning and love math. She enjoys traveling, arts and crafts, planning events and parties, dancing, reading and listening to music. She loves spending time with her family and volunteering at her church.