Power Abuse and Restorative Justice

Updated: Sep 3

Meet this week's Grad Chat guest, Marta Oliveira, PhD (she/her)!

Promotional Graphic, text reads Power Abuse and Restorative Justice, # Grad Chat by PhD Balance. Friday 3rd Sept at 3pm ET/ 12pm PT.There are two headshots one of Linda, the host & one of Marta, the guest.

Marta Oliveira is a molecular biologist with a passion for working culture and student well-being. She studied Biology in Lisbon, Paris, Uppsala and Berlin.


During the PhD in Berlin, Marta crossed paths with a sexual harassment victim that fuelled her energy to engage in mental health advocacy and organizational culture/design. Her focusing was on the prevention and tackling of power abuse and improving the lives of graduate students and survivors of harassment and power abuse.


Currently, she works with Dragonfly Mental health, delivers talks, and consults Universities and scientific institutes to help them improve their culture.

You can find out more about Marta on her Twitter (@Martaboliv) and LinkedIn profiles!


Marta will be chatting with host Linda on the Youtube Livestream FRIDAY (09/03) at 3 pm Eastern/12 pm Pacific using this link!


Alternatively, you'll be able to catch up on the episode on Grad Chat, The Podcast published next Tuesday (09/07) here!