Fabio dedicated more than half of his life to Education. At age 18, Fabio cofounded Curso Invest, a community prep-course for underprivileged students in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. For 19 years, Fabio managed and taught Literature as a volunteer at Invest. The initiative won the "Makes a Difference" national award granted by O Globo newspaper in 2012.
Following more than a decade in marketing communications departments in major international companies, Fabio took on the challenge of cofounding and directing Ensina!, Brazil’s branch of Teach for All. At Rio’s municipal government, Fabio directed the Schools of Tomorrow, a program for over 100.000 students and 155 schools spread throughout Rio’s most violent favelas. Finally, Fabio was the Education Director at Oi Futuro, Oi Telecom’s social responsibility institute, where he managed public-private educational programs that mixed creativity, arts and technology.
Fabio holds an MBA from Coppead, a bachelors degree of Social Communication from Rio de Janeiro’s Federal University (UFRJ), and a GCL specialization from Georgetown University.
He is interested in Literature classics, comic books, videogames, open source interactive objects, video making, photography, anthropology and backpacking.