Assistant Professor at Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
What inspired you to enter and pursue this field?
I love math but did not want to become a math teacher, so I decided to study computer science. At first I felt like I did not fit in very well, but now I see it was a perfect match.
How did you come to be in this position?
Teaching was always a passion of mine, and having the opportunity to teach while doing meaningful and interesting research is the best combination ever! It was a long process to get here, with undergrad, masters, PhD, Postdoc and a very rigid selection process, but definitely worth it! Since I was an undergrad I dreamed to become a professor and I am really glad this dream came true.
What advice would you give young women looking to enter your current line of work?
To pursue your dreams and be close to people who inspire you.