SciBr is a 501(c)(3) charitable, educational and scientific organization dedicated to promoting meaningful cultural and cooperative exchange between the United States and Brazil in education, science, innovation and research. 

Our mission is to connect Brazilian scientists, artists and entrepreneurs working abroad and to mobilize their talents to create a more prosperous, fair and sustainable Brazil.



Vitor Pamplona
President and Treasurer

Naira Ferreira Bonifácio

Mônica Matsumoto
Director, Knowledge Networks and Clerk


Board of Directors

Ana Lopes
Strategic Marketing Director - Licensing at GE Ventures

Cristina Caldas
Scientific Coordinator - Instituto Serrapilheira

Vitor Pamplona
Founder, CEO - EyeNetra


Advisory Board

Fernanda De Negri
Director, IPEA, Brazil

Fernanda Viégas
Manager and Research Scientist, Google, United States

Glauco Arbix
Full Professor, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Oded Grajew
General Coordinator, Rede Nossa São Paulo; President Emeritus, Instituto Ethos, Brazil

Rogerio Vivaldi, MD, MBA
Chief Global Therapeutic Operations Officer, Bioverativ (Biogen's Hemophilia Spin-Off), United States

Silverio Zebral Filho
Head of Government Innovation Unit, Organization of the American States (OAS), United States


Adriana Cohen

Gisela Lokpez

Jessica Toyota

Marcelo Gleiser

Marcelo Knobel

Marilene Pavan

Pedro Trengrouse Laignier de Souza

Tatiana Hochgreb-Hägele

Tony Knopp