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Mariela Figueredo

People and Project Director

Biologist graduated from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC - 2006), Master in Botany (2009) and Ph.D. student in the Professional Postgraduate Program of Biodiversity in Conservation Units, at the National School of Tropical Botany of the Botanical Garden of Rio de Janeiro. She is specialized in Project Management (Castelo Branco University - 2013) and in People Management (USP - 2021).

She has been working for approximately 10 years in the coordination and management of socio-environmental projects financed by national and international funds, with a focus on conservation, restoration, and sustainable development. She has experience in managing teams, developing projects to attract funding, liaising with stakeholders and establishing strategic institutional partnerships, and implementing improvements in project management processes and organizational policies, among others.

She is a professor of the Professional Master's Degree in Sustainability Science at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), linked to the Center for Science in Conservation and Sustainability in Rio (CSRio), leading the discipline of Sustainable Projects Management.