Panya Lei Yarber received her Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering from Stanford University and a Masters of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School. She started her career in Engineering at Motorola in Austin, Texas. She has also worked as a senior supply chain manager for AT&T. In addition to her tenure in telecommunications and wireless, she has experience with entrepreneurial ventures, having authored a business plan that led to the successful launch of a coffee shop and business services center. After selling her coffee shop, she spent 10 years in urban K-12 public education in several leadership roles. Panya maintains an active involvement in helping to address problems facing underserved populations and the organizations that serve them. She is passionate about access to educational opportunity and has been helping people apply to both college and business school for over 14 years. In 2006, she became an MBA Preparation Coach with Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT). After leaving MLT, she began working with Admit Advantage in 2009.