Gustavo B. Goncalves was born in Brazil, where he attended primary and secondary school. His diverse academic background in Economics, Mathematics and International Studies has enabled him to share with the class his passion for Math from a wordly perspective. Mr. Goncalves, also known as "Mr. G.," has a B.S. in Mathematics and a M.A. in Mathematics Education from Brooklyn College. Mr. G was one of the recipients of the 2016 Sloan Award for Excellence in teaching Mathematics and also was one of the recipients of the OTTY award (Our Town Thanks You) for his work in the Upper East Side in New York City.