Identity

Shelly Valdez

Shelly Valdez owns and manages an educational consulting business, Native Pathways, located in central New Mexico. Native Pathways focuses on world views of science education, primarily indigenous science. Shelly’s interest and passion for indigenous science has influenced her approaches in the field of education and evaluation, as well as the partners she works with.

You can watch this short video or download the full interview transcript below.

What is STEM identity? | Shelly Valdez

Shelly Valdez
President, Native Pathways

"When you look at identity from a communal perspective, they're steeped in their core cultural values, they don't think of self as much as community."