Sophia Rahming is currently a Doctoral Candidate in the Higher Education program in the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies program at Florida State University (FSU) and serves as the Deputy Director for the Research on Equity in Science, Engineering and Technology (RESET) project at FSU. Her research interests include Caribbean women in STEM fields, equity in education, gender, migration, and minority issues, and access to higher education for underrepresented groups. Her graduate training includes certificates in program evaluation, institutional research, and a graduate minor in Women’s Studies. Sophia has presented papers and posters internationally and nationally. She was awarded the 2018 -2019 Fellows Society Dissertation Fellowship and the W. Hugh Stickler Award for the Enhancement of Dissertation Research 2018–2019. She was the recipient of the 2016 Sherrill Ragans’ Leadership & Service Award (Doctoral). Sophia received the 2016 Martin Luther King Book award and was the recipient of the inaugural Carrie G. Hall Endowed Scholarship in 2016. Sophia was inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa in 2018, became a Hardee Fellow and a Seminole Torchbearer in 2015, and was inducted into the Fellows Society as a recipient of the Legacy Fellowship, one of Florida State University’s highest honors for a graduate student, in 2014. Ms. Rahming earned her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in Social Sciences at the College of St. Benedict (Minnesota), and a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction with a diploma in Specialized Learning for Diverse Learners from the University of St. Thomas (Minnesota).