Faaria works across portfolios and supports prevention and intervention and research and evaluation efforts at Pivot Learning. She has dedicated her time to improving educational experiences and advocating for equitable access for historically underrepresented students. Prior to jointing the Pivot team, she worked in nonprofits and local government. As an undergraduate, Faaria provided confidential counsel to students with university-related issues. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in Political Economy and a minor in Public Policy.