Mariana Dias holds a degree in Applied Mathematics - Statistics and Operations Research and worked as a lecturer for 19 years in the Mathematics Department of the School of Technology at the Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal. Currently, she is pursuing a master's degree in Mathematics Education for the 3rd cycle and secondary education at the Lisbon Institute of Education (final year). Mariana has extensive experience teaching Mathematics at various levels (undergraduate, postgraduate, professional technological courses, foundation year, specialized technological courses), tutoring and student support (in-person and online), and developing teaching materials. She has implemented several curricular units on the Moodle platform and has been involved in the "Combating School Failure: Teaching Basic Mathematics Remotely" project at ESTSetúbal/IPS. Mariana also worked as a trainer at Portucel, focusing on Mathematics for Technical Courses. She is proficient in using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and Google Classroom for distance learning. Mariana has a strong interest in Active Learning, Innovation and Transformation in Education, Pedagogy in Teaching, ICT and Education, and Evidence-Based Learning. Additionally, she possesses excellent communication and leadership skills and holds the titles of Advanced Communicator Bronze and Advanced Leader Bronze from Toastmasters International.