Flávia is a demographer and social entrepreneur working in the field of education for sustainable development. She is passionate about innovative and interactive learning experiences and understanding how they can help to drive social change at the individual and community levels. The learning process in itself is what fascinates her. She is interested in identifying and building networks to shape a new postive narrative around global challenges.
From 2011 to 2017, Flávia worked as a researcher and consultant at Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) – one of the top ten think tanks in the world. She supported public, business and third-sector organisations in Brazil in their efforts to develop projects in the areas of sustainable development, social economy and finance, management and public policies. In 2018, Flávia founded ZEBRALAB, a collaborative space for co-creating innovative solutions to tackle complex global challenges, engaged with mainstreaming and implementing the 2030 Agenda. In this field, she works as a consultant at National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology (INMETRO), as a volunteer at the Federal University of Juiz de Fora, and as a facilitator at national and international training sessions and conferences.
Flávia graduated with a degree in Economics and holds a PhD in Demography.