Roberta joined the GHS Brazil after working as a Technical Consultant at the Science and Technology Department of Brazil’s Ministry of Health, as a Head of the Prevention Programs at the National Secretariat on Drug Policies of Brazil’s Ministry of Justice, and as a Health and Development Program Assistant at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Before that, she worked as a Program Assistant at UN Women supporting projects in Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay and as a Researcher at Fiocruz Brasília. Over the years, she managed several research projects to improve the public health system in Brazil and implemented development projects on HIV/AIDS, mental health, drug use prevention and care, and gender equality. At GHS she is leading the Program team and is deeply involved in projects related to public policies and innovation in malaria in Brazil, Colombia and Peru. Roberta holds a bachelor’s in international relations from the Catholic University of Brasilia (UCB), a master’s in Bioethics from the University of Brasilia (UnB), and an MBA focused on Project Management from the University of São Paulo. She is also a certified Professional Scrum Master. Languages: English, Spanish (proficient) and Portuguese (native).