A graduate student from Brown University and fluent Portuguese speaker, interned for six weeks at Terra Encantada. Responsibilities included teaching intensive English classes to BRAYCE 2009 students Jhonata and Gilvan, in preparation for the Training program at Camp Hazen. She also initiated and developed a youth theatre class. She has since earned a PhD from Brown University and spent two years as a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities at Tulane University. She currently is an Assistant Professor of Portuguese at the University of Minnesota.