Carolina combines her skills in analytics, communication, and teaching to drive evidence-based policy – from research and design to implementation and scale. Her data-driven, people-centered approach focuses on identifying solutions that work, sharing lessons learned, building internal capacity, and innovating at every level of government.
In partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies, Carolina advised on the successful implementation of public innovation projects in +10 Latin American cities. She has led the scaling of proven solutions to urban challenges across Latin America and other regions, creating an active network of peer cities and supporting the adoption and adaptation of impactful policies.
Carolina has supported the Ministry of Economy in Brazil in embedding delivery disciplines to tackle COVID-19, including fast-tracking delivery planning and implementation across 25 priority areas and building capacity within the Delivery Unit through formal training and coaching. Carolina has also led workshops across government agencies in Brazil, including the National School of Public Administration and the Cabinet's office.
As a senior manager at J-PAL (Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, MIT research center), Carolina led technical assistance, capacity building, and policy outreach initiatives to develop a culture of evaluation and systematic use of data and evidence in governments in Brazil and across Latin America.
As a consultant for Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team, Carolina conducted a process evaluation of Dar Ramani Huria, a community mapping project in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, working to map flood-prone areas of the city to support urban planning and development.
As a journalist at Folha de S.Paulo (the largest newspaper in Brazil), Carolina edited writing on politics, economics, social policy, and sports.
Media & Reports
Books & Publications