Andreia Soares - Rhode Island
Andreia Soares (she/her) is social justice organizer at her core. As a first generation child of Portuguese immigrants, she learned the importance of education and the guidance it provided. Graduating Cum Laude from the University of Massachusetts-Boston in Psychology and Public Policy, Andreia continued her community work. Prior to graduation, she started the chapter of Strong Women, Strong Girls, a national mentorship organization, that is still going strong to this day!
In her professional career, Andreia has worked closely with children with disabilities, food insecure communities and is presently working in the educational technology space supporting educators with social-emotional learning. After moving back from the West Coast, Andreia lives happily in Providence where she enjoys lots of yummy food, spending time with loved ones, hiking and interior design. She strongly believes in 'setting up the environment for success' and hopes to create safe, accessible spaces for all.