Lorella Carimali is a teacher of mathematics and physics at the Vittorio Veneto High school in Milano. She has ongoing collaborations with universities, in particular with the LIUC University of Castellanza, research centres, as well as with other teaching organizations, and is active in the field of innovative teaching methods. She has been passionate about school and about teaching students for over 30 years, ever since leaving university, where she chose a teaching career over the better paid private sector opportunities that were offered to her. Her teaching methods are innovative and aimed at teaching mathematical thought together with development of those skills necessary for the workplace of tomorrow. In 2017 she was awarded as one of the 10 best teachers in Italy, and in 2018 she was chosen among 50 finalists for the Global Teacher Prize (the Nobel prize for teachers).