Natalie Hobson is an assistant professor at Sonoma State University in Northern California. She received her Ph.D. in mathematics and M.A. in mathematics education at the University of Georgia. She was born in Washington state and completed her B.S. at the University of Washington in mathematics with a minor in education and diversity. Natalie was a TAC at SIMUW for four summers and loves being a part of the program. When not doing math or working with students, Natalie can usually be found riding her bike, swing dancing, sewing, or doing yoga.