Mary Nance is an education intern with the Pulitzer Center and recent graduate of North Carolina State University, where she received a Master of Arts in Teaching. Mary is a public education advocate. She is interested in learning how to eliminate racial disparities in the public school system and connecting students to real-world issues through culturally relevant instruction. Mary was born and raised in North Carolina. She holds a B.A. in History and Political Science from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After her internship, Mary hopes to teach high school social studies.