Innovator. Connector. Entrepreneur. Keynote Speaker. Board Member. LGBTQ+ & Inclusion Ambassador. Mental Health Activist.
Brazilian-born, Luciana has lived in the UK, US, Portugal and now resides in Berlin (DE) She holds a MA/BA Law degree from Cambridge, Leadership and Systems Thinking from Harvard Extension School, and an MA (Distinction) from Hult International Business School.
Evening Standard’s Progress 1000 Most Influential People in Immersive Tech 2019. BIMA 100 Rising Stars 2018. Founders of the Future. Code First Girls' '25 Ones to Watch' 2016.
8+ years of supporting award-winning early stage startups (Marketing, BD & Partnerships), mentoring hackathons/MVPs.
International keynote speaker feat. in - inter alia - TEDx, SXSW, Cannes Lions, Oslo Innovation Week, Bloomberg Live.
Ambassador at European Digital Society, United for Global Mental Health, VRAR Association Portugal, Portugal Agora's Disruptive Council.
Founder @ Women in VR/Unfold UK, Warrior Women Network, Series Q; Ambassador @ WiiT EU, Cajigo App, LWT.
driven by big ideas, a global mindset & empowering underrepresented voices
Blending entrepreneurship, future tech and organisational culture to accelerate people + ideas that transform the world for good
Battle the silent epidemic.
Particularly LGBTQ+, Latinx, women in tech.
Tech that builds bridges, not walls.
"Hurt people hurt people. That's how pain patterns get passed on, generation after generation. Break the chain today. Meet anger with sympathy, contempt with compassion, cruetly with kindness. Greet grimaces with smiles. Forgive and forget about finding fault. Love is the weapon of the future."
"Future Intelligence" - nurturing your personalised, sustainable CPU.
Adopting a systems-based approach, I've adopted a framework for myself that draws upon Applied Psychology, Conscious Leadership, Non-Violent Communication and Authentic Relating -- to build my own personal "CPU" (central processing unit).
It's iterative in nature, acknowledging that nothing exists in silo, change is a constant & all work must begin with inner work.
Communication (Effective + Empathic)
Purpose (Inner Drive)