Born and raised in Brazil, Priscila Pereira is an advanced PhD student pursuing a degree in Mathematics and Science Education and a minor in Gender and Women’s Studies. Her research focuses on the educational experiences of Black and Afro-Brazilian women in higher education in Brazil and the U.S. Besides her student responsibilities, Priscila is engaged in different academic and community-based projects focused on honoring Black women’s lives. She also believes in living a holistic lifestyle and is a yoga practitioner, healthy food enthusiast, and dog mom.
Priscila originally joined us as a Public Service Graduate Intern during summer 2020.