Natália is a Master in Public Policy candidate at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, pursuing certificates in Data Analytics and International Development, with a concentration in gender studies. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in International Relations at ESPM-SP, with a minor in Governmental Relations and an international academic semester at the Institut Supérieur du Commerce de Paris in France.
Before joining the Brazil Institute, Natália was a Research Assistant at the University of Chicago, where she focused on politics, polarization, elections, and fake news in the United States. Beforehand, she was a Research Analyst at Instituto de Pesquisa IDEIA where she developed professional experience in research and public opinion, performing quantitative and qualitative data analysis, as well as social media monitoring for politics and elections in Brazil and abroad. Natália has also worked as a Business Development analyst at Behup, a behavior tech startup in Brazil, after two years of working as an intern for the healthcare sector at GE Healthcare and C.R.Bard/BD.