OUR TEAM

Idealizadoras

Marcele Correia

Marcele Correia

Founder DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES AND EUROPE Graduated in psychology, she took an MBA in Projects and Business from Fundação Getúlio Vargas and a specialization at UCLA In Los Angeles. She has over 20 years of experience in Human Resources, focusing on people development in large companies. She currently resides in Dubai and is responsible for Into the Future in the United Arab Emirates and Europe.

Monica Noronha

Monica Noronha

Founder BRAZIL AND USA Graduated in Psychology and Postgraduate in Psychoanalytic Theory, both from the Pontifical Catholic University - São Paulo. With 30 years of experience in Human Resources in National and Multinational companies; Worked with leadership development, attraction and selection of students for talent programs both in Brazil and abroad. Responsible for Into the Future in Brazil and the USA.

Alexia Ferreira

Alexia Ferreira

Co-Founder DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Alexia Ferreira has recently graduated high-school in the United Arab Emirates, Dubai where she completed the IB diploma. With a goal to become a doctor, she is preparing to start university, where she will decide if she wants to study in the United States or in the United Kingdom. In her spare time, she focuses on doing voluntary work such as teaching English to Brazilian adults and also activities which fulfil her interest in medicine.

Camila Custódio

Camila Custódio

Co-Founder LONDON, UK Juris Doctor candidate at Quinnipiac School of Law - United States and GDL candidate at University of Law - London. Graduated with Cum Laude honors in 2019 from Quinnipiac University with a double BA in Psychology and Legal Studies. Charter member of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority. Participated in exchange programs in Germany and the USA. Camila was awarded academic scholarships in High School, University, and Doctorate Program. Responsible for Into the Future in London, UK.

Rafaella Gravelyn

Rafaella Gravelyn

Co-Founder MICHIGAN, USA She holds a Bachelor of Science with a focus on behavior analysis from Northern Michigan University. Studied in Germany and the United States during high school. During the university she did an internship at a health clinic in the USA. She currently resides in the state of Michigan, works at Into the Future and is preparing to enter a master's degree in Psychology.

Silvana Gibrail

Silvana Gibrail

Executive Director SÃO PAULO BRAZIL Graduated in Literature and post-graduated in Business Administration, with training in HR and Coaching. Executive, with over 25 years of experience in HR, especially in the areas of talent management, focusing on human development, in national and international companies, both in Brazil and in the USA. Responsible for Into the Future in Brazil.

Consultoras

Simone Barbosa

Simone Barbosa

Consultant Graduated in Psychology, with an MBA in Human Resources from Business School São Paulo and Specialization in Education and Development of Human Resources from UFRJ. With 25 years of experience in Human Resources, acting as Executive in Recruitment & Selection, Training & Development, Quality, Internal Communication and Business Partner. She worked for companies such as Credicard, Santander and Boa Vista Serviços.

Samantha Derrico

Samantha Derrico

Consultant & Coach Professional in the HR world, working in human development (training, selection and talents) for 15 years and also as a leader of managers in companies such as Laboratório Fleury, Grupo Mapfre and Itaú. Currently, personal and professional coach. Graduated in Psychology, post-graduated in Human Resources Management and Member of the Brazilian Coaching Society, specializing in Personal, Professional, Executive and Business Coaching.

Paula Cavalcante

Paula Cavalcante

Coach Graduated in Psychology, with an MBA in Business Management from FGV - SP. She has more than 16 years of experience in Human Resources, working in training, recruitment strategy and selection of people (digital agencies and investment area), culture of performance, climate in the work environment, support to medium leadership in people management and executive coaching. He lives in São Paulo and works as a career coach.

Mentores

NIcolas Perez

NIcolas Perez

Nicolas is 18 years old, from the city of São Paulo and studied at Colégio Bandeirantes during his high school. He never had the idea of studying abroad, but encouraged by friends, he decided to apply for colleges in the United States. He is currently starting a Computer Science course at the University of Southern California - USC. Although he has participated in several scientific Olympics and loves to program, he also loves to read Philosophy and classic novels in his spare time.

Isabela Sartori

Isabela Sartori

She is 20 years old, from Rio de Janeiro, and has just finished her second year in the Dual B.A program between Columbia University and Sciences Po Paris. She is studying International Economics and Finance. She had the opportunity to work at Unilever and Stone Payments during his summer vacation. It also won the Constellation Challenge (US), the largest Equity Research competition in Latin America. In his spare time, he loves listening to podcasts, reading, and running.

Narelli Narciso

Narelli Narciso

Narelli was born in Fortaleza, Ceará, and has just graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, with a bachelor's degree in Materials Science and Engineering. She served as a mentor for studies abroad with BRASA, as well as a science tutor in the United States and Brazil and teaching assistant in college. She has had professional experiences ranging from research to NGOs, but always with the aim of using technology to positively impact people's lives.

Julia Castilho

Julia Castilho

Julia is a 19-year-old student, from São Caetano do Sul, São Paulo, and graduated from Uptown School, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. During high school, she changed her mind several times about what career she would like to pursue, but her final choice was Psychology. Her future interests aim to know very well all the areas related to her course so that she can then specialize and become an excellent professional. Today, she is in her second year at Universidad Europea.

Sophia Costa

Sophia Costa

At 18, she studies Sociology, Political Science and International Relations at Tufts University in Boston Massachusetts. During high school she chaired the only youth oratory and leadership club in her city, TSC Gavel. She currently works as a research assistant at Tufts, dreaming of bringing science closer to society and democratizing the opportunity to study abroad.

Leonardo Dantas

Leonardo Dantas

Born in Rio de Janeiro, RJ, but raised in Joinville, SC, Leonardo is currently in his third year as a student of Political Science and International Development Study at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). During high school, Leonardo founded and led the Student Union of the International School of Joinville. Since 2019, Leonardo is president of BRASA at UCLA, student-ambassador of Brazil at the university.

Murilo Nóbrega

Murilo Nóbrega

He is 22 years old, from Pará and studied at Colégio Marista throughout his childhood and adolescence. At the university level, he started to study Electrical Engineering at UFPA, in 2015, but moved to the University of Porto in 2016, where he is in the fourth year of the Integrated Master in Electrical and Computer Engineering. There, he is part of the Direction of the group of students of the course, he is an athlete of futsal and soccer by the college.

Luah Pagliuso

Luah Pagliuso

Luah was born in New Mexico (USA), but raised in Campinas, SP, graduating in 2018 from the American School in Campinas with 3 different diplomas; a Brazilian, American and IB diploma. Currently, she is a Junior at The George Washington University, majoring in Psychology with minors in Public Health and Criminal Justice. She is currently interning at the GW Health Cognitions and Behaviors LAB researching how social isolation can lead to development of eating disorders.

Mariana Pivatelli

Mariana Pivatelli

Mariana was born in Rio de Janeiro and moved to the US when she was three. She is in her sophomore year of college, majoring business administration with a focus in finance and a minoring in economics at Boston University - Massachusetts. In college, Mariana is treasurer of the association of Brazilian students. Her goal is to complete an MBA degree and work in the area of consulting and wealth management. On her free time, she loves to run, cook, listen to music, and travel.

Isabela Rodrigues

Isabela Rodrigues

Originally from Ceará, Isabela is 20 years old and studies Electrical Engineering at Stanford University in California. During her high school in Fortaleza, she participated in many Scientific Olympiads, especially in the robotics field, besides helping found FBMUN, the Model UN from her school. In college, Isabela has been involved in organizations such as the Brazilian Students Association from Stanford and Brazil at Silicon Valley, a conference that connects Brazilian leaders with the Silicon

Victor Benevides

Victor Benevides

Currently studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics at King’s College London. Originally from Ceará where he did his high school with full scholarship and where he lived his whole life. With a solid background focused on the Olympics, he realized that he could dream big and that it would be possible to study at the best institutions in the world. Transforming this dream into practice, he was approved at 6 universities in the United States and 3 in the United Kingdom.

Business Development Associates

Bruna Janikian

Bruna Janikian

Systems Engineering student at George Washington University. Bruna is from São Paulo and graduated from Miguel de Cervantes. It is part of the clubs Engineers without Borders and Society of Women Engineers. He is president of the Association of Brazilian Students at George Washington University. Her favorite hobbies are dancing, listening to music and exploring Washington DC.

Joao Pedro Chiaratti

Joao Pedro Chiaratti

João Pedro is 21 years old and is from São Paulo, graduated from the University of South Florida - USF, Tampa. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communication and a concentration in Public Relations. During his university, João Pedro was co-founder and coordinator of the first professional conference for more than 200 Brazilian Undergrads in Florida. He currently resides in the USA.

João Victor Black

João Victor Black

Currently a sophomore in the Dual B.A. program between Columbia University and Sciences Po Paris, where he studies Financial Economics. Born in Recife, he spent his adolescence in South Florida before moving to France for college in August 2017. At Dual BA, he will spend his first two years of college in France before moving to New York to finish your studies.

Sabrina Ceppas

Sabrina Ceppas

19 years old, student from São Paulo, student of Mathematics and Economics at the University of Toronto. Sabrina was the founder of an NGO - “Stem Cares” - in São Paulo and was the leader of GIN, one of the largest international student networks. His focus on college now is academic and research, specifically issues related to the economic situation in Brazil and Latin America.

Major Advisors

Enzo Duarte

Enzo Duarte

Enzo, now 19, graduated with an IB diploma from the American School of Campinas, a math and entrepreneurship enthusiast during high school and was involved in various academic and social projects. Studying Industrial Engineering and Economics at Pennsylvania State University, he explores the best of engineering and leadership, working with 3D printing and serving as vice president of his college's Brazilian club. In his spare time, he plays the guitar, composes music and plays football.

Guilherme Arashiro

Guilherme Arashiro

Studying Computer Science with a minor in Psychology at Iowa State University, Guilherme, 19, is from São Paulo and graduated from Colégio Miguel de Cervantes, a Spanish school. There, he co-founded the school's debate club and its simulation (Model United Nations). In college, he participated in research in the field of Human-Computer Interaction and is currently founding an Artificial Intelligence Club, in addition to being a member of the Brazilian Association (BOSSA).

Helena Rocha

Helena Rocha

Helena, 19 years old and a university student, is from Campinas, SP, and graduated with the Brazilian, American and IB Diploma through the American School of Campinas. He is currently in his second year at the University of Richmond seeking a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and PPEL, an interdisciplinary major in Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law. When she graduates, She wants to continue her studies at the Rio Branco Institute to fulfill her dream of becoming a diplomat

Luisa Bonilha

Luisa Bonilha

Luisa is a 20 year old student from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is currently in her third year of Industrial Engineering at Pennsylvania State University. She graduated from an American school in Rio, Our Lady of Mercy School, where her desire to study abroad arose. During her second year of high school, she spent 6 months studying at Surval Montreux, Switzerland. After that, she was sure she wanted to pursue her undergraduate studies abroad.

Pedro Gazola

Pedro Gazola

Pedro is a 20-year-old junior in business administration with an emphasis on finance at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He lived a good part of his childhood outside Brazil and graduated from Escola Castanheiras, a Brazilian curriculum school in Alphaville, São Paulo. After interning at Citibank this past summer, he is looking to have his career in the financial market. Pedro loves to go to the beach, travel, and watch series, movies and sports.

Pedro Pellerin

Pedro Pellerin

Pedro, now 19, studied a good part of his life at Colégio Santo Agostinho, Rio de Janeiro. In his second year of high school, he won a sports scholarship to play football during Junior and Senior years at the boarding school Montverde Academy, Florida. He is currently studying economics, with a minor focused on business at Pennsylvania State University. Today he is one of the officers at BRASA Penn State with the position of networking coordinator.

Sayuri Magnabosco

Sayuri Magnabosco

She is a 21 year old student from Curitiba. She studies Biomedical Engineering at Dartmouth College. In high school, she got involved with scientific projects and represented Brazil in several science fairs. On campus, she engages in research in the field of immunology, with the Brazilian Society, with the club of international students and with the club of Latin engineers. Among his hobbies he enjoys watching movies, traveling, and painting watercolors.

Bruno Oliveira

Bruno Oliveira

He graduated from the American School of Recife and started Accounting and Law at two local universities, decided to leave for Jacobs University Bremen - Germany. He is in his last year studying International Relations with a minor in economics. He is interested in geopolitical issues mainly related to the allocation of strategic resources globally. In his leisure time, Bruno likes to read, watch random series and videos, and cook.

Amanda Portugal

Amanda Portugal

Born in Bahia, studying Freshman Year at Minerva Schools at KGI. Since elementary school, she has been awarded in scientific olympics, balancing academic demands with involvement in music and theater. The dream of studying abroad became more real in high school, when he got a scholarship and intensified his studies in English. Currently in San Francisco, she is exploring new hobbies and aspiring for a career that connects her passion for discovering, learning and teaching about the mind.

Lucas Starepravo

Lucas Starepravo

I conducted my high school studies in the swiss-Brazilian school from Curitiba, where I did the IB diploma, and I am currently a bachelor chemical engineering student in The University of Manchester. I will pursue further study in Advanced computational methods for Aeronautics, Flow management and Fluid structure interaction at the Imperial College London and I intend to follow an academic path.

Recruiters

Ana Luiza Clever

Ana Luiza Clever

Ana, a 20-year-old student from São Paulo, is studying Psychology at Penn State University. Before college she graduated from Colégio Santa Cruz, and made exchanges to Oxford, England, and La Rochelle, France. Ana has always been passionate about traveling and getting to know different cultures, which encouraged her to learn English, French and Spanish. She is currently president of the Brazilian club at her college and assistant editor of Her Campus magazine.

Maika Pereira

Maika Pereira

Maika is 19 years old, born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, where she studied at The British School of Rio de Janeiro since she was 5 years old. A student at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, Maika intends to specialize in Marketing and Management. She is currently a member of the Consult Your Community consulting club, a board member of the Undergraduate Media and Entertainment club, and is involved with the West Philadelphia Tutoring Project.

Isabella Taurisano

Isabella Taurisano

Isabella is 20 years old and is from São Paulo. She is currently studying Finance and Entrepreneurship at Bentley University, in Boston - Massachusetts. Isabella graduated from Colégio Santo Américo in São Paulo, where she lived throughout her childhood and adolescence. She had the opportunity to study abroad during the university, taking finance courses at Università Bocconi - Italia. Worked on two summer breaks at companies like Santander and Ibratec

Julia Blay

Julia Blay

Julia is 21 years old and was born in São Paulo, where she studied at Escola Móbile. Today she is studying a double major in Economics and Psychology at Boston University - Massachusetts. Julia is fascinated by research and intends to pursue an academic career. His goal is to complete a doctorate in Neuropsychology and with that he intends to teach and do research at universities and hospitals. Julia is the director of external affairs for the Association of Brazilian students at her university.

Marina Corsini

Marina Corsini

Marina Corsini is 21 years old and is from Campinas, in the interior of São Paulo. She studies Broadcast Journalism at the University of Miami. Enthusiast of social media, video production and communication, today she is the director of Marketing at Brasa at her college. More and more, Marina has been making sure that she wants to work with communication and creativity. In her spare time, she focuses on sports, riding horses, drawing and producing videos to promote NGOs like Falcões do Judô

Sofia Balestrin

Sofia Balestrin

Sofia, born in São Paulo, is 20 years old, started the business administration course at Fundação Getúlio Vargas - FGV. Later, she took a master's degree in economics at the University of Saint Andrews in Scotland and at the College of William & Mary in Virginia, in the United States. She is currently part of the Saint Andrews Investment Society and is a graphic designer for a fashion magazine, Concrete Catwalk Saint Andrews. He is currently a member of the graphic design team at Szentek, UK.

Sarah Ozorio

Sarah Ozorio

Sarah, 21 years old from Fortaleza. Originally, she started to study at the University of Fortaleza and for that reason she made a university exchange for Porto. After the experience, Sarah fell in love with Portuguese culture and the experience of living abroad, so she decided to live in Portugal and is currently doing a degree in Psychology at Universidade Lusófona do Porto. During graduation time in Brazil, she interned as a therapeutic companion for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Colunistas

Julia Araújo

Julia Araújo

He is from Rio de Janeiro, but lived a large part of his school life in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. He graduated from an international school in Dubai, ending this stage of his life with the IB Diploma. Currently Júlia studies in Spain and does Communication and Digital Media. He enjoys visual arts, journalism, design and filmography, starting his university career on a Summer Course in Graphic Design.

Carolina Reis

Carolina Reis

Carolina Reis studied her whole life at the American School of Brasilia and has always known that she wanted to study in the US. She is currently studying Economics and Business at Norttheastern in Boston. In college, he found out about his other academic interests, such as psychology and journalism, and got involved in organizations like the newspaper, the club of international relations, and the student fashion magazine.

João Victor Silva

João Victor Silva

He lived in Guapó, Goiás all his life. His elementary school was held in a public school, and in high school, he won a full scholarship to attend the SESI-SENAI in Goiânia; there he discovered one of his great passions: scientific and social projects. Studying Business and Mathematics at Bluefield College in the United States, and has the dream of returning to Brazil to reduce the educational gap.

Gabriel Borges

Gabriel Borges

Gabriel was born in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul and is currently studying Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. He did his elementary school in Brazil and his high school at a British college in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. He loves fiction books, playing the guitar and considers himself a movie buff, dreams of acting in the financial segment when he graduates.