Nateé graduated from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a BA in Spanish in 2011. As a leader at UMBC, Nateé was actively involved on campus, including with the National Society for Black Engineers, as a Student Ambassador, and as a tutor. She was a role model for many aspiring engineers, integrating service and developing a broad milieu by studying abroad in Chile during the Fall of 2008. After graduating, Nateé moved on to graduate school, where she is currently pursuing PhD in Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. Nateé seeks to foster a love of science and engineering in the next generation as she works with “at risk” youth in encouraging them to provide themselves and their society with a brighter future.