Ana Montosa is currently a masters student at the Stanford Graduate School of Education, for the International Comparative Education degree. Prior to that, she graduated as a BA in Business Administration at Fundação Getulio Vargas in Brazil.
Before coming to Stanford, Ana was an Strategy Consultant for Imaginable Futures, a venture of The Omidyar Group that focus on solving complex education challenges. She also worked for almost 3 years as Head of Program of Ensina Brasil, a non-profit organization part of the global Teach for All Network. Prior to her transition to the non-profit / education sector, she worked for more than 2 years as a Management Consultant at Kearney. Today, Ana is Co-President at Brazil at Silicon Valley Conference, and her research interests center around educational public policy, most specifically related to teacher education.
Her dream is to contribute to a country with more equitable access to opportunities, to ensure all children can fulfill their potential. For that to happen, Ana believes that we need to strengthen our public education system. That is why she is interested in studying how to design and implement innovative public policies, and how to support the establishment of a hopeful government team that tirelessly fights for equity and excellence in Brazilian schools.