Brazilian entrepreneur, consults on social innovation and bottom-up citizen engagement. Business at UFPR (Brazil), MSc in Social Development Practice at UCL (UK), certificated in Social innovation and Entrepreneurship at INSEAD (France). Lecturer in impact investing and fundraising at FAE Business School. Collaborated with a chapter of the book “Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation in the Brazilian Context” at PUC. Pre-reader of the “Philanthropy and the Social Economy Blueprint” at Stanford (US). Alessandra is a Chevening alumni at the Foreign and Commonwealth (UK). Co-founded SINE, the Social Innovation Network for Entrepreneurs, in London.