Centro de Estudos sobre África e Desenvolvimento (CEsA)



Brief biography

Giovanna Modé is currently a PhD student at the School of Education of the University of São Paulo, school in which she also obtained her Masters degree in 2010. Her research topics include education, human rights and international migration. In 2017, she was a visitor research at CEsA, under the supervision of prof. Iolanda Évora. She is a member of the Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (2009 scholarship) and the Global Community of Practice (COP) in Curriculum Development, the UNESCO International Bureau of Education (since 2010). She is also a member of the executive coordination team of the Latin American Campaign for the Right to Education, an international network based in São Paulo, currently as policy and program advisor. As such, she actively participated in the civil society advocacy process towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the United Nations from 2012 to 2015, and more recently in its follow-up and implementation in Latin America and the Caribbean. She is also part of the coordination team of the Regional Observatory of Inclusive Education, a joint initiative with UNESCO, UNICEF, ECLAC and OEI to monitor policies on discrimination and human rights education. Graduated in Social Communication Journalism by the Faculty of Social Communication Casper Líbero (2001), she is highly experienced in project management, knowledge production, editorial coordination, workshop and events facilitation.