Marcela is the Head of Innovation for the Museum of Tomorrow, an applied science and technology Museum in Rio de Janeiro. She is passionate about prototyping a more social and sustainable future using high and low tech in a transdisciplinary way. For the past five years, she directed the Lab of the Museum where she developed projects using exponential technologies such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality, digital fabrication, robotics, big data, and the internet of things.
She has worked with the World Bank, IFC, IDB, UN and in large corporations on Inclusive Development projects. She holds a B.A. in Anthropology and Political Science from Amherst College, a Master in Public Policy and Political and Economic Development from Harvard University and a Master in the Design of Entertainment from the European Institute of Design.