Paty is a reporter and creative editor at EdSurge, where she writes, edits and experiments with interactive journalism. Before joining EdSurge, she earned a Master’s degree in Media Strategy and Leadership at Northwestern University being awarded with The Harrington Memorial Digital Storytelling Prize. Paty is also an ambassador at Chicas Poderosas, a Latin American movement created to foster and train women to use digital technology in newsrooms. Prior to coming to the US, Paty was part of the team that founded Porvir, the first education technology news website in Brazil. She was also education reporter and editor at Folha de S.Paulo, the largest Brazilian newspaper.