Faustina is an engaged speaker, scholar and owner of FC DEI Consulting, LLC. She was raised in Lynn, Massachusetts and has had the opportunity to live in many different places due to her educational background. A double alum of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, she studied Psychology and Spanish, and obtained her Master's of Education. Being a first generation college student and Afro-Latina, opened her eyes to the inequities that exist in the educational system for people with marginalized identities. It was in college where she became very passionate about social justice, and an active change agent in the fight for equity. She worked in the field of higher education for 10 years and always centered social justice. She now brings this energy and experience to her clients through her diversity, equity and inclusion consulting.