Monica is the Vice-President and Executive Director of BrazilFoundation Institutional Relations, responsible for developing strategic partnerships and fundraising in Brazil. With over 20 years of experience in the social sector, Monica was Director for Latin America and Africa for Ashoka: Innovators for the Public – both the Brazil and the International Operations programs. She holds a PhD in comparative literature from UERJ and a Master Degree in Social History of Culture from PUC-RJ.