About Us


RAISE – Researchers in Action for Inclusion in Science and Education is a consortium of three institutions based in Portugal:


Mariana Ferreira
Project Lead

Native Scientists

Joana Moscoso
Science & Social Business Innovator

Joana Bordalo
Co-founder & Coordinator of Cientista Regressa à Escola

Champalimaud Foundation

Catarina Ramos
Head of Communications, Events & Outreach

Catarina Miranda
Coordinator of Ciência di Noz Manera

Carla Emilie Pereira

Raquel Gonçalves
Purchasing and Ordering

António Monteiro
Scientific Events Coordinator

Instituto de Medicina Molecular João Lobo Antunes – iMM

Inês Domingues
Head of Communication Office

Helena Pinheiro
Science Communication Officer

Cláudia Silva
Communication Officer

Laura Ward
Research Manager EU-Funded Projects

Past Members

Nuno Negrões
RAISE Project Lead

João Cruz
Deputy Managing Director at Champalimaud Foundation

Andrés Azzolina
Multimedia Officer at iMM

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