Keesha Miller pursued an honors degree at UConn with a major in Human Development and Family studies and minors in Spanish and American Sign Language. Outside of her regular academics, she pursued research regarding mathematical cognition for deaf and hard of hearing children. The study investigates the relationship between language development and mathematical achievement, thus helping to determine whether or not language deficit affects children’s mathematical attainment. In working on this project, she received the Summer Undergraduate Research Fund and Psychology Undergraduate Research Grant. While working among the Deaf community she realized her passion for working within under-served, marginalized populations. She is currently pursuing a Master of Social Work at NYU.