Natália has a bachelor's degree in Ecology from the Institute of Biology of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and a degree in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). She has a postgraduate degree in Environmental Sciences from UFRJ and in Biodiversity Management from UFRJ and the National School of Tropical Botany (UFRJ/ENBT). Currently, is a a master student in Sustainability Science at PUC-Rio.
Has more than ten years of experience in planning, management, monitoring, and execution of environmental and socio-environmental projects, related to biodiversity conservation, forest restoration, and socio-environmental development.
At IIS, is a project manager on the Project "The Atlantic Forest Trail: restoring landscapes and strengthening local productive chains in the Mosaico Central Fluminense".