Dr Zuleyka Zevallos is an applied sociologist working in social policy research, and she is an Adjunct Research Fellow with Swinburne University. Dr Zevallos began her career as an academic, before moving on to manage various policy and research programs. She also developed and managed Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE), an initiative of the Australian Academy of Science. This is the first national gender equity and diversity program in Australia for science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM). Dr Zevallos specialises on issues of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, intersectionality, interdisciplinary research, workplace inclusion, and political violence. Dr Zevallos currently leads justice and education projects to enhance outcomes for vulnerable populations. She volunteers in several not-for-profit organisations and writes about social justice on the OtherSociologist.com. Connect with her on Twitter: @OtherSociology.