Raena Hawkins was born and raised in the South Bay area of Southern California. She has been a Technology Educator since 2006 teaching, training, and speaking on topics ranging from basic use of technology, technology integration, healthy use of technology, digital citizenship and Internet safety. She earned an M.A. in Educational Technology in 2010. Raena is a wife and mother of four crazy, amazing children. She has a passion for taking the fear out of technology use and showing people how it can make their lives easier and more exciting.