Rosa Chavez is a PhD candidate in Mathematics Education. She is an Institute for Education Sciences (IES) Fellow and holds a BA in Mass Communication and an MS in Mathematical Sciences from the University of Texas Pan-American. Her doctoral research focuses on how classroom practices shape learning opportunities for elementary students, and how Latinx students take up those opportunities to see themselves as mathematics learners. Before attending Stanford, she taught mathematics in South Texas. At Stanford, Rosa co-founded the Women of Color Collective at the Graduate School of Education and leads the IES-Pathways partnership between the GSE and the University of Texas San-Antonio.