Nayara Brandão de Freitas received the M.S. and D.Sc. degrees in Power Electronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering, in 2016 and 2020, respectively, from the Federal University of Campina Grande (UFCG), Campina Grande, Brazil. She received a B.S. in Automation and Control Engineering, Electrical Engineering, from UFCG in 2015. As an undergraduate student, she was a member of the Tutorial Education Program of the UFCG Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering Program from 2010 to 2012. In 2013, she was an exchange student at Purdue University, US, with the sponsorship of the Science without Borders Program. From 2014 to 2015, she received scholarships from the Institutional Scientific Initiation Scholarship Program (PIBIC). Nayara received the Professor Mário Toyotaro Hattori Award, granted to the students with the best academic performance within the UFCG Electrical Engineering and Computer Science departments who graduated in the class of 2015.1. During the M.S. and D.Sc. studies, Nayara was sponsored by the Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq). From December 2018 to November 2019, she was a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Power Electronics Systems, Virginia Tech, US. From April 2020 to May 2021, she was a Postdoctoral Researcher at UFCG. Since June 2021, Nayara has been a Researcher at the Center for Power and Energy Systems, Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science (INESC TEC), Portugal. Her current research interests include power electronics for Renewable Energy Systems (RESs) integration. She is a member of the Industry Applications Society (IAS) e Power Electronics Society (PELS) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). She graduated from the IEEE Volunteer Leadership Training Program (VoLT) in 2018. She co-founded and was the first chair of the UFCG PELS/IAS Student Branch Chapter from January 2017 to March 2018. She was PELS Student Membership Chair from September 2018 to October 2020. Nayara is currently a member of the PELS Students and Young Professionals Committee and the PELS Women in Engineering (WIE) Committee.