Ph.D. Psychology, MA Human Resources Management, BA in Organizational Communication
Her first job was as journalist assistant but, shortly after, she starts working as a professional trainer in the areas of marketing, communication, quality, and auditing. Simultaneously she worked as a quality manager, marketing manager, consultant, auditor, and set up a company on her own in the marketing/publicity area. Back in 2007, she gave up all this and acted as customer manager and auditor for two years. Then, she moved to the University of Madeira to work in the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Project, first as project manager and later as academic coordinator. Meanwhile, at the University of Madeira, she earned a doctoral degree in Psychology with a project regarding teamwork in the academia.
Since April 2016, she holds a full-time position as Postdoctoral Researcher at M-ITI, addressing the area of collaborative learning, under the M-ITI Excell project. Between August and December 2016, she was at Carnegie Mellon University as Visiting Research Faculty.