Neferteri Strickland is a Cybertechnology Strategist, podcast host, military officer and adjunct professor who aligns with her communities through emerging technology initiatives in K-20 Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) education. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications from Savannah State University, Master of Professional Studies in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity from The Pennsylvania State University, and industry certifications as a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), and a certificate in Higher Education Teaching from Harvard University's Derek Bok Center. As a Communications Officer in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Neferteri directs the integration of fire support assets for combined arms operations. At the start of the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic Neferteri launched Teachers & the Design to Disrupt community to support education stakeholders navigate the future of education. She, her loving husband, and two amazing children, reside in the Greater Philadelphia Region where she serves as an adjunct professor in Blockchain Technology at Saint Joseph’s University and a lecturer at The Wharton School of Business.