Cecilia has joined ANDE in February 2020. She has a degree in business administration from EAESP FGV and has been working with management of social impact organizations and projects for 20 years. She was the manager of social mobilization of Seja Digital, an entity created to operationalize the change of analogue TV signal in Brazil from 2016 to 2019. Ashoka Fellow, she founded and directed the Bagagem Project for 9 years, an organization focused on community-based tourism. She is an accredited facilitator by Partners for Youth Empowerment and has founded a company that offers training for the empowerment of educators and young people through the arts and creativity. She was a member of AIESEC, lived for a year in Costa Rica and was an exchange student at the University of Texas in Austin. Among her recent interests is the fight for gender and race equity in Brazil through entrepreneurship.