Ana Emlinger is a passionate advocate of academic technology. As a Canvas Certified Educator, she loves promoting and supporting more effective teaching and learning through the use of technology. Born in Brazil, Ana moved to the US in 2010 to pursue her PhD at UMass Amherst. Ana has held various positions in Brazilian and American universities. Education found an eternal nest in her heart when, as a teenager, she started volunteering to help at-risk communities in Brazil.