Academic Qualifications

2004 – 2007 – Degree in Administration. Instituto Euro-Americano de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia, EUROAM, Brasil.
2010 – 2012 – Specialization in Administration of Human Resources. Fundação Getúlio Vargas, FGV, Brasil.
2013 – 2015 – Master in Transportation (Conceito CAPES 3).  Universidade de Brasília, UnB, Brasil.
2015 – PhD student in the programme on Transportation. Universidade de Brasília, UnB, Brasil – Researcher at ISCTE-IUL in 2017.

Biographical Information

Adriana Souza has a master’s degree from UnB (Universidade de Brasília), and is currently completing a PhD at the Postgraduate Program of Transportation in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of the same institution. She is also an international researcher at ISCTE (Instituto Universitário de Lisboa), focusing on women’s walkability in Brasil and in Portugal.

She has been working with urban mobility since 2011, when she worked as Special Advisor for the Transportation Department in Brasília (DETRAN-DF), coordinating several projects connected with cycling and traffic accidents. In 2013, she began a more specific study about Active Mobility (walking and cycling). In 2015, she incorporated into her research the relationship between gender and the public space. Also in 2015, she was invited to join the team at Department of Planning and Mobility as Director of Pedestrian Mobility. In 2017, she moved to Portugal to further develop her research.