Daniela received her M.Ed. in Special Education (7-12)/English (7-12) teaching certification from the University of Pittsburgh’s MOSAIC program in 2015. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English literature with a minor in Spanish and certificate in Western European Studies from the University of Pittsburgh in 2014. She has been working for Pitt’s School of Education since 2010 and is currently working as a graduate student worker for the Developmental and Motivation Research Laboratory where she edits research articles, assists with data input, and writes the laboratory newsletter. In August 2015, Daniela will begin working as a Learning Specialist for 7-8 grade at Wissahickon Charter School in Philadelphia. In her spare time, Daniela enjoys reading, poetry writing, running, and traveling.