Jessica Pereira is currently a MA student in Media Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand. She also holds a BA (Hons) in Media Studies from Wits. Her media interests generally include media and gender and, in particular, the media’s influence on men and women’s self-perceptions as well as broader ideas surrounding beauty and image. She thoroughly enjoys keeping up with the current happenings in society, both locally and abroad. Jess is also an absolute social media junkie who lives on Instagram and Facebook when she’s not busy taking over the world.