Thomas Trebat, our Director, and Daniella Diniz, our Senior Program Manager, take a selfie with Luciana Ribeiro and Ana Cabral-Gardner, two of our partners, during a commemorative dinner.
RIO CENTER STORIES
José Edmilson da Silva holds a Master's degree in Physical Activity Science from Universidade Salgado de Oliveira (UNIVERSO), RJ. A milestone in his career was to implement and direct the first school geared to the sport of Brazil. to E.M. Juan Antonio Samaranch - Olympic Gymnasium Experimental, the GEO of Santa Teresa. Currently serves as Advisor I in the Municipal Department of Education Rio de Janeiro - SME / RJ, Rio de Janeiro City Hall. José Edmilson was one of the panelists during the event celebrating the 5 years of Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro in March, 2018.
Tonia Casarin holds a Master’s degree in Education from Columbia University, she’s a Lemann Fellow and a Global Salzburg Fellow. Entrepreneur in the area of education, Tonia works with the development of socio-emotional competencies. She is the author of the children's book "I Have Monsters in the Belly", which became a bestseller in Brazil.
Talita Nascimento holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law from the University of São Paulo (USP) and a Master's degree in education from Teachers College, focusing on International Education and Development. Throughout her career, she has served in the investment bank investment bank BTG Pactual, in the Ministry of Education (MEC) and spent three months at the United Nations (UN) in a project focused on gender equality at the Youth Forum on the Status of Women.