Masnita Misiran is currently a Director in Centre of Testing, Measurement & Appraisal (CeTMA) and an associate professor in Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Kedah, Malaysia. She was formerly the Deputy Director in CeTMA and Deputy Dean of School of Quantitative Sciences in the same university. She currently serves as editorial member in the International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mathematics. She holds a Bachelor and Master of Sciences in Mathematics from the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National University of Malaysia) and a PhD degree from Curtin University, Australia in Financial Mathematics. Masnita over the past twenty years has had varied experience in quantitative research experiences, either in theoretical and methodological development of mathematical models, to the applications of quantitative analysis in selected area. Among her research interest includes area in financial mathematics, financial risk management, risk analysis, approximation theory, dynamical systems, fluid dynamics, some statistical application and research on the improvements of students’ developments. She is passionate in projects that aim to increase the level of financial and STEM literacy in community. She strongly believes that these two branches of knowledge should be accessible to the masses and can become a vehicle to improve community’s financial and social positions. Her drive is reflected in the winning of prestigious Minister of Education Malaysia Special Award: Curriculum Design and Innovative Delivery (AKRI 2019), in category Transformative Teaching. She is also a coordinator for MySTEM Ambassador program conducted by the Ministry of Higher Education for UUM. She also owned six intellectual properties, all are focused on the development of STEM, financial literacy and sustainability in the community. She believes in the power of empowerment from the grass roots; thus she utilized her classes for service learning initiatives as ways to penetrate community more effectively. To date, she has published more than 90 research articles in journals, proceedings and few books. She has also completed research works with Nelson (M) Sdn. Bhd. and Blue Archipelago Sdn. Bhd. on the improvement of their efficiencies in business. Currently, she is working together with Lembaga Zakat Kedah in hope to improve the surrounding community through analytics solution.