Katreena Thomas is a Ph.D. student at Arizona State University in the Engineering Education Systems Design doctoral program. She is a member of the Coley Shifting Perceptions, Attitudes, and Cultures in Engineering (SPACE) Lab research group. She also serves as the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Intern for the Journal of Engineering Education. Her research interests include broadening participation in engineering, engineering leadership, and graduate student experiences in engineering. Her dissertation explores the experiences of early-career Black engineers and engineering students and leadership. She received her B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and her M.S. in Human Systems Engineering from Arizona State University. Before starting her graduate studies, she worked in industry in operations as a manager. Katreena is committed to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusivity and hopes that her work will impact the culture and environment of the engineering education ecosystem. When she’s not in a dance class, she practices her skills on the 1s and 2s in front of a live audience of her kitties, Gin and Juice