Bruno Carmo
Bruno Carmo
Associate for Brazil Operations
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Carolina Santos
Manager of Bootcamps Operations
Catherine Partridge
Catherine Partridge
Manager of Strategic Operations
Cristina Umani
Chief Operating Officer
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David Baptista
Executive Director & Co-Founder
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Debora Rebecchi
Program & Curriculum Coordinator
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Diego Ontaneda
CEO & Co-Founder
Érika Soler
Érika Soler
Junior Legal Associate
Francesca Leon
Francesca Leon
Senior Manager Data & Technology
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Horacio Báez
MEL, Data & Tech Associate
Jessica Pereira
Jessica Pereira
Junior Manager of Admissions
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Júlia Abreu
Manager for Camps Operations and Mentorship Program
Lina Herrera
Lina Herrera
Manager of Development and Strategic Partnerships
Marco Machado
Marco Machado
Manager of University Placement
Oriana Torres
Oriana Torres
Director of Development & Strategic Partnerships
Paloma Ribeiro
Paloma Ribeiro
Manager of Mentorship Programs
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Sol Petroni
Junior Manager for Communications
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Ticiane Shiki
Director of Operations


Alan Rodrigues
Operational Legal Consultant
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Diana Poma
Operations Associate for HR
Myrian Castello
Consultant for Camps

alumni coordinators
& staff

The Alumni Coordinators (AC) are a group of LALA students hired to work as a part-time staff member in various departments of our organization. They become Alumni Staff after one year of work. It is an ideal part-time job to have a first contact with the professional environment and work towards their goals by developing hard and soft skills, including adaptability, problem-solving, and project management.
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Andressa Reis
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Júlia Peixoto
Lúcio Oliveira (2)
Lúcio Oliveira
University Placement
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Marcos Cremasco
Ecosystem, Opportunities and Alumni Engagement
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Pedro Felix
MEL, Data & Tech
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Thayná Luize
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access

board members

LALA's Board helps us stay aligned with our mission by advising on strategy, supporting fundraising efforts, connecting us to partners and resources, and helping inform our work as a whole.
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Alejandra Mejia R.
Head of External Affairs @ Teach for All | Co-chair
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Andrew Moore
Special Counselor @ Schmidt Futures
José (Zé) Dias
José (Zé) Dias
Partner & Managing Director @ Remessa Online | C-level Executive @ EBANX
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Kevin Efrusy
Partner @ Accel | Board Observer
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Mariana Donangelo
Partner @ KaszeK Ventures
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Molly Efrusy
President & Co-Founder @ EFF | Co-chair
Paulo Passoni
Paulo Passoni
Latin American Entrepreneur and Investor | Co-creator of Latin American $5bn Fund @ SoftBank
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Rodolfo Lara
Chief Engagement & Development Officer @ Rhodes Trust


LALA’s Advisory Board consists of a group of outstanding Latin American and global leaders who are strengthening our organization and accelerating our path to systemic impact at scale. Our Advisors provide LALA their wisdom, expertise, networks, resources, and credibility in service of our mission. Each Advisory Board relationship is unique, and Advisors do not have fiduciary responsibilities over our work.
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Andrew Motiwalla
Chairman & Founder @ Terra Education
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Carole Robin
Co-Founder @ Leaders in Tech
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Chris Bradford
Founder at ALA & President at Morehead-Cain
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Dr. Denise Pope
Senior Lecturer at Stanford Graduate School of Education
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Dr. Theo Dawson
Founder & Executive Director @ Lectica Inc.
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Eduardo Briceño
Co-Founder & CEO @ Mindset Works
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Esteban Sosnik
General Partner @ Reach Capital
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Irv Grousbeck
Professor of Management @ Stanford Graduate School (GSB)
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Karen Sun
CTO in Residence at VélezReyes+
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Kate Kraft
Principal at Guild Education
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Leah Weiss Ph.D
Lecturer @ Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB)
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Luis E. García de Brigard
Founder & Managing Partner. @ Appian Education Ventures
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Naomi Baer
Chief Operating Officer at Activate
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Ryan Phillips-Page
Founder & CEO @ Operation Water
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Sebastian Mejia
Co-Founder & President @ Rappi

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