Dihema R. Longman, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Mathematics at Perimeter College of Georgia State University, where she serves as Interim Associate Department Chair on the Decatur campus. Dr. Longman also serves as Chair of the Executive Committee for the Mathematics Discipline and a member of the Faculty Affairs Committee and the Dean’s Advisory Committee. Her scholarship explores race, gender, immigrant, and ethnicity issues in mathematics teaching and learning. She serves as a member of the Editorial Review Board for the Caribbean Educational Research Journal (CERJ) and a peer-review member for the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Outside the institution, Dr. Longman’s career diverse as the founder of Empowering Garrison Girls (EGGs), a non-profit organization that helps young girls living in Jamaica’s “ghetto” neighborhoods matriculate through high school.