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Eduardo Cavaliere

Eduardo Cavaliere is a Full Scholarship Law and Applied Mathematics (minor) student at Getulio Vargas Foundation – FGV with an exchange semester abroad at Renmin University of China. He Co-founded the Young Arbitrators Committee of the Brazilian Center of Mediation and Arbitration - CBMA where he engaged students from top Law Schools around the upcoming project and contributed with the institutional design of the organization. Eduardo also Co-Founded BRASA Asia (Brazilian Student Association - Asia), a non-profit organization that aims to introduce Asia to the broader agenda of the Brazilian society through sharing and democratizing educational opportunities in Asia, integrating the affiliated students to BRASA - a global network of Brazilian students. He is currently an intern at Tiba Business Advisory, a firm that advises companies to invest in infrastructure assets in Brazil. Eduardo also collaborates with FGV Public Policies Laboratory where he coordinates the fundraising, partnerships, and strategy of Asia related projects.

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Gustavo Cavaliere

Gustavo Cavaliere is a Full Scholarship Law and Applied Mathematics student at Getulio Vargas Foundation – FGV with an exchange semester abroad at MIT ( Fall 2017). He was a member of the Young Arbitrators Committee of the Brazilian Center of Mediation and Arbitration - CBMA. Gustavo also collaborates with FGV Public Policies Laboratory,where he gives quantitative and technological insights regarding Asia related Projects. Gustavo is also a part-time entrepreneur and co-founder of a technology startup in Brazil.

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Eduardo Soares

Eduardo Soares is a law student at FGV Direito Rio Law School, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He already had an academic experience as an exchange student at the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po). He also participated in the BRICS Summer Program 2016 of Fudan University in Shanghai, China, which was focused on major political and economic issues common to China and the BRICS countries. He already joined the FGV Public Policies Laboratory and nowadays he works as an intern at Portugal Ribeiro Advogados, law firm specialized in infrastructure and regulatory law.

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Fernanda Oliveira

Fernanda Almeida F. de Oliveira holds a degree in Law (major) and Economics (minor) from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation in Rio de Janeiro, with a full academic merit scholarship. She is co-founder and Executive Director of the Public Policy Laboratory of the Getulio Vargas Foundation, an institution focused on rethinking the public sector based on experimentalism, in the search for structural solutions to national problems. She is a researcher at the Center for Regulation and Infrastructure of FGV, in the areas of regulatory governance and state-owned enterprises. She is a Botín Foundation and Brown University fellow in the "Program for Strengthening the Public Function in Latin America", a program that selects young Latin American leaders for intense training in public management and public policies. She is also a fellow at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) at Harvard University in the "Creating Public Value: Challenges for Management and Public Policy" program. Currently, she participates with a full scholarship in the “Latin American Program of Seminars on Governance, Political and Public Management” offered by the Bank of Development of the Americas (CAF), in partnership with the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV) and George Washington University GWU).

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Gabriel Dolabella

Gabriel, 21, is law student from the renowned FGV Law School, granted a full scholarship for academic merits. He is the Co-Founder and head of partnerships of Mapa Educação, a non profit organization aiming to impact the Brazilian educational debate for a universal and public education. Because of the two year impact from this project, he is a former TEDx Speaker. He was a researcher for the Federal Government and for FGV Law Research Center, developing research and publishing about Federal Public Policies, Institution Capacities and Fundamental Rights.

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Pedro Costa

Pedro Henrique L. Costa, 21, is a Full Scholarship degree in Law and Applied Mathematics (minor) student at Getulio Vargas Foundation – FGV in Rio de Janeiro, with a full academic merit scholarship. He is Co-founder and Executive Director of the FGV Public Policies Laboratory – LAB FGV, an institution focused on rethinking the public sector based on experimentalism, in the search for structural solutions to national problems. He is alumni of the Top China Program, a program organized by Santander Universidades Foundation for academic and cultural intensive training on sustainable development at Peking University and Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He is currently a researcher at the Center for Technology and Society of FGV Law School, in the areas of digital government and institutional innovation. Pedro has also developed and organized the first edition of Brazil Challenge Conference 2016, which brought public leaders and entrepreneurs together to discuss development, government and innovation in Brazil.

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Team China Biography

Otávio Costa Miranda

Otávio is a Full Scholarship International Politics and Political Economy student at Renmin University of China. He collaborates with the Institute of Technology and Society of Rio de Janeiro (ITS Rio), where he researches about the Chinese model of making cities smarter as a way of implementing smarter governance tools. He attended the Harvard Project for Asia and International Relations and was selected as one of the 16 Global Young Leaders by the Nizami Ganjavi International Center. Otávio also Co-Founded BRASA Asia (Brazilian Student Association - Asia), a non-profit organization that aims to introduce Asia to the broader agenda of the Brazilian society through sharing and democratizing educational opportunities in Asia, integrating the affiliated students to BRASA - a global network of Brazilian students. He currently collaborates with the China Desk at the Strategic Affairs Secretariat of the Presidency, the President's top advisory body.

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Júlia Rosa

Júlia is a Master's student of the Contemporary China Studies Program at Renmin University of China (2016-2018), in Beijing. She is also a student of the Military Sciences Program from the Army Command and General Staff School of the Brazilian Army in Rio de Janeiro (2016-2019). Her undegraduate is in International Relations from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (2012-2015), where she also worked for two years in the Center for International Studies on Government (CEGOV). She was one of the coordinators of the International Relations Student Union for two mandates, co-organizer of the project International Relations for Educators (RIPE) in 2014, and Secretary-General of the UFRGS Model United Nations in 2015. She was one of the founders of BRASA Asia - a non-profit organization aiming at connecting Brazilian students with opportunities to study abroad, and also including Asia in the Brazilian agenda.

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Jackson Abdalla Girão

Jackson is 21 year old. He is an International Business student at Neoma Business School, located in the capital of Normandy, France. He's currently part of a year exchange program at Wuhan University, in China. Jackson has lived in 4 continents and never gets tired of learning new cultures and is currently part of BRASA Asia, that's an association of students and Brazilian former students who have lived abroad, which aims to develop new leaders who, in some way, collaborate for a better Brazil.

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Laís Sachs

Laís is a full scholarship Master's student at the Yenching Academy of Peking University, Beijing, China. Last year, she Co-Founded Brazilian Student Association in Asia - BRASA Asia -, a non-profit organization whose objectives are to enhance Asian-Brazilian relations in the educational field and to create a network that connects brazilian people studying in Asia. In 2015, she finished her bachelor degree in International Relations at the University of Brasília (UnB), Brazil. She also worked at the Brazilian Government's Foreign Trade Chamber (CAMEX). There, she took part into the government’s policy making process related to imports and commercial defense. In 2014, she undertook an exchange program about BRICS and Chinese Foreign policy at Fudan University (Shanghai, China). At Yenching Academy, her Master's concentration is International Relations and Public Policy, and she is focusing in International Political Economy, and Chinese Outward Investments.

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Luan Camargo

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Lúcia Anderson

Lúcia Anderson is doing her Phd in China-Brazil relations in a partnership between State University of Campinas (Unicamp) and Peking University (PKU). Her main focus is on cultural conflicts in Brazilian companies doing business in China, from a sociological point of view. Lúcia lived more than 6 years in China, where she completed her Masters in Chinese Language and Culture and worked as a Portuguese editor. Furthermore, she has more than 10 years of experience working in companies in both Brazil and China. Currently, she is living in Beijing doing field work for her PhD studies.

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Lívia Machado

Lívia is a Master’s student at the prestigious Yenching Academy of Peking University, with concentrations in International Relations and Politics, and the Head of Partnerships of TODXS, the first social startup commited to promotiong the inclusion of LGBT+ people in Brazil. She has studied International Relations at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) and a one year Chinese course at the Communication University of China, in Beijing. Upon her return to Brazil, she wrote her thesis on the actions of Brazil and China in Angola and Mozambique at the 21st Century. Her aims are to enhance the Cooperation between Brazil and China through education and inovation and to be a shaper of her community.

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