Ana Cristina Galhego Rosa
Founder and CEO, DipteronUG
Field: Business; Law
Profile: I am a lawyer and an entrepreneur with more than 10 years of working experience in the space sector. As a lawyer, I worked in international organizations and institutions in the space sector and also as a legal adviser of the Brazilian delegation during the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, where I had the opportunity to contribute and work closely with decision makers. I hold a postgraduate degree in international law and international trade law, a master advance degree in air and space law, and attended the Space Studies Program of the International Space University. Since 2008, I have attended important congresses and events in the space sector. As an entrepreneur, I founded DIPTERON UG, a company specialized to develop an application for detecting mosquito diseases around the globe using space technology and artificial intelligence. I am responsible for the business development.
Network Activities: With my background and experience, I will be able to give to the Space4Women community, my advice, share my experience, exchange information and specially engage girls and women to follow careers in the space sector. I will be able to promote women in the space sector in cooperation with national space agencies, academia, and institutions as well as organize webinar events, promoting the space4women program at the social media platforms and presenting the program in events.