Andrea Santos

The importance of increasing the participation of women in science, promoting gender equality, according to the UN 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Creating networking of women experts to support the urgency to promote a energy transition to zero carbon achieving net zero, according to the Paris Agreement. Women has a very strong potential to contribute to the world transformation needed.

COPPE Federal University of Rio de Janeiro/ Professor
Rio de Janeiro

D.Sc., Biologist, PhD in Transportation Engineering, Vice Coordinator of PET/Coppe and Vice Coordinator of the Green Fund of UFRJ: PhD from COPPE - Alberto Luiz Coimbra Institute of Graduate Studies and Engineering Research of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro - UFRJ (2014); Master in Sustainable Development from the Center for Sustainable Development of the University of Brasilia - UnB (2008); Bachelor in Biological Sciences from the Catholic University of Salvador (2001). She was coordinator of Climate Change and Sustainability in the Secretariat of Climate Change and Environmental Quality of the Ministry of Environment (SMCQ-MMA). She was a consultant at the Executive Secretariat of the Brazilian Panel on Climate Change, and was hired by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP-Brazil) to develop management and technical consulting activities for the project. She is currently the Executive Secretary of the Brazilian Panel on Climate Change. She acts as senior consultant in the areas of environment, climate change policies; climate change (mitigation; vulnerabilities, impacts and adaptation; and resilience of cities); Smart cities; transportation and sustainability. She also has consolidated experience in project and people management. Currently she is an Adjunct Professor at COPPE/UFRJ, researcher and vice coordinator of the Transportation Engineering Program - PET/COPPE/ Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) in the research lines on Technology and Sustainability in Transportation; Cities and mobility; and works in the area of Impacts, vulnerabilities and adaptation in the transportation sector. She is Contributing Author of the Sixth Report (AR6) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Contributing Author of the Third Assessment Report (ARC3.3) of the Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN) of Columbia University.

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