Christina Palavra is a dedicated and powerful young woman. She helps people believe in their abilities to accomplish goals and to remain positive through negative situations. She has opened her arms and her heart to everyone who has crossed her path. She will work vigorously with "Inspiring Minds of Rhode Island," helping students build their confidence in academics. Christina is proud to not only be working with "Inspiring Minds," but also to be promoting the beauty of racial ambiguity. Being Brazilian and Cape Verdean, Christina is proud to represent those who are afraid of embracing their roots. Christina believes since we live in a very diverse country, we should embrace each others culture and differences, because ultimately individuality is what makes us a family!