Graduate, Yale University. Economic Adviser, Office of the Prime Minister of Cape Verde's Strategic Policy Center. Youngest member of the country's long-term strategic planning and economic transformation team. Coordinates the Center's activities for developing the tourism and aerobusiness clusters, promoting the private sector and financing transformation. Passionate about the role of entrepreneurs in transforming the African continent. Supports a number of young social entrepreneurs in native Cape Verde as a member of the board and adviser. Has worked across Cape Verde, China and the United States in a variety of roles at the intersection of entrepreneurship development, business and government.