For three years, Gigi led the Rice Excellence in Secondary Science Teaching (RESST) physics program for Houston area high school physics teachers. As a high school teacher with Spring Branch and Houston ISD, she taught AP Physics C, Pre-AP, and regular Physics courses at Stratford and Bellaire High Schools for five years. Gigi holds a B.S. in Physics from Sam Houston State University and a Post-Baccalaureate teacher certification from Texas Tech. Gigi recently completed a Masters in Science Teaching at Rice University.