Falling Walls Foundation

Ana Faustino

2021

Ana Faustino works as Quality Manager at Falling Walls Engage and the International Year of Science Engagement, at the Falling Walls Foundation.

She has more than 7 years of experience with regional, national and international (including experience in EU Horizon projects) science engagement projects/initiatives, at several levels – coordination, design, development, stakeholders participation, implementation, evaluation, impact assessment, and dissemination –, and in different categories (e.g. science outreach, science communication, science education, citizen science) and formats (e.g. participatory and co-creation approaches, educational and empowerment programmes, workshop, conference, festival, panel moderation).

Ana holds a degree in Biology and a Masters in Ecology from the University of Coimbra (Coimbra, Portugal), a PhD in Behavioural Biology (Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência & Champalimaud Research & ISPA; Lisbon, Portugal), and developed postdoctoral research in the field of neuroscience (Charité & Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany). As a result of her academic and professional experience, Ana is the author of several scientific papers and book chapters in the fields of social neuroscience/neuroscience and participatory/co-creation research.