Vanessa Thompson is the Founder of the OMEGA International Youth Council, a member of The Jane Goodall Roots and Shoots Youth Council, and founder of, a nonprofit she created to help middle schoolers enjoy building math skills.  In 2014, StorybookMath received a certificate of Special Recognition from U.S. Congress and the California State Senate for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). She is the first high schooler to become a member of the Sigma Nu Tau National Collegiate Entrepreneurship Society and has spoken at Stanford University, John F. Kennedy University, the Kentucky State Educator’s Forum and the X-STEM Extreme STEM Symposium USA Science & Tech Festival in Washington D.C.. Vanessa has traveled to 40 nations and loves learning about different cultures. Her goals are to pursue environmentalism and mitigate the effects of climate change by marketing sustainable products using customer analytics.