Latoya Clay was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. She attended Clark Atlanta University where she attained her BS/MS degree in Applied Mathematics. She then went on to North Carolina State University where she earned 2 more Master’s Degrees, the first in Statistics and the other in Secondary Math education. She is an experienced Nationally Board Certified Secondary Mathematics Instructor with a demonstrated history of working with and specializing in the upliftment of disadvantaged youth. She is skilled in Statistics, Mathematics, Adult Education, Teaching, and Mathematics Education. Currently, Latoya resides in Raleigh, NC with her husband and 6 children where she teaches IB Math in Durham at Hillside High school. She is also a Knowles Teacher Initiative Senior fellow and former Noyce MET Scholar.