2023 Mentor: Adriana Thomé
Senior Technologyst/Advisor at the International Affairs Office, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation
Region: South America
Field: Computer Science, Computer Science Applied do Space Technologies and Applications, International Relations
Profile: Adriana Thomé has been working with international cooperation in the space sector for a while now. She has a Doctorate in Applied Computing to Space Technologies and Applications, from the National from the National Institute of Space Research - INPE, and a Bachelor's Degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). She has worked for many years as a university professor in the computer science field. In 2009, Adriana joined the public service as a technologist at INPE. At INPE, she was the Head of the International Relations Office from November 2016 to April 2020, and Deputy Head of Staff from October 2017 to April 2020.
Currently, she works at the Office of International Affairs at the Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation (MCTI). She is also part of the student´s cohort of the 2022-2023 Mst in Diplomatic Studies Program at the University of Oxford.