I am a postdoc in Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences and Carney Institute for Brain Science at Brown University. I am currently working on investigating the neural and computational mechanisms of interactions between motivation/affective processes, cognitive control and value-based decision-making, with an orientation towards understanding how these mechanisms are impacted in psychiatric disorders and across the adult lifespan.
As a neuroscientist, I aim to increase awareness of and contribute to systemic changes that will increase the diversity within academic departments and STEM. I am especially passionate about breaking the glass ceiling in leadership positions for women and minorities, and I advocate for reaching out to young students to engender a diverse generation of future scientists. (Psst check out our Growing Up in Aging Neuroscience Webinar Series!)