Sylvia Martinez is a maker, mom, engineer, and co-author of the book, Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom, which is considered to be “the bible of the classroom maker movement". Sylvia speaks, writes, and works with schools around the world evangelizing authentic, inclusive use of technology across the curriculum. She is President of Constructing Modern Knowledge Press, creating books and professional development advocating the use of modern technology for learning. Sylvia is also a mentor/advisor to the NSF-funded FabLearn Fellows program at Stanford University. Prior to that, she ran the educational non-profit Generation YES, designed and programmed educational software and video games, and was an aerospace engineer specializing in GPS navigation and high frequency receiver systems.