Oliveira (Brazil) is the UNESCO Director for Partnerships and Operational
Programme Monitoring, Communications and Information Sector, since February
2021. From 2015 to 2020, she was Director of UNESCO Beijing, covering the 5
East Asian countries. Previously, she was the global Results Manager (data
scientist) for UNDP, where she also held positions as country manager for a
portfolio of Latin American countries (2001-2015). Previous positions also include
Systems Engineer at the US Army Construction Engineering Research Lab/USACorps
of Engineers (US, 1987-1991, where she was responsible for AI systems
development), senior consultant at Fundacao Dom Cabral (Brazil, 1995-1999), and
Director of Executive Education at Ibmec Business School (2000–2001). Dr.
Oliveira holds a Master of Science in Finance (1990) and a Ph.D. in Business
Administration (1995) from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.