Marília is a researcher in international relations and an information designer.
She has founded Global Diplomacy, a communications and international relations studio focused on research, training and consulting to help individuals and organizations better understand the world and communicate visually.
Marília combines her skills in communication, writing, design, research and data to help clients communicating more effectively through different formats. She has more than 10 years of experience working with and for private companies, think tanks, research institutes, universities, and NGOs around the world.
Global Diplomacy also has an educational branch: teaching and promoting knowledge in international relations topics.
Marília volunteers part of her time to Data Visualisation Lisboa and Data Science for Social Good Portugal. She is also one of the volunteers of the Outlier Conference (Data Visualization Society).
Her academic background is in international relations, languages, and communication, having studied at the University of Porto and Minho (Portugal), Maastricht University (the Netherlands), and Freie Universität Berlin (Germany). She is a life-long learner and trainer.
Areas of interest: communication, international relations, conflict studies, geopolitics, strategy, foresight, information design, data visualization, literature, culture