Akaash Arora is a well-known educator and student who works to create equitable educational opportunities for children in the Indianapolis area. Currently, Akaash is a doctoral student at Indiana University of Indianapolis. He is enrolled in the Urban Education Studies PhD program. Akaash was a former math teacher in the state of Indiana and has a focus on math instruction at the secondary level. Currently in his role as Graduate Assistant for the CEISL project, Akaash supports faculty and full-time staff in promoting learning opportunities for minoritized students. Akaash supports projects like CEISL’s Math and STEM Studio.