VIA20 Mentors

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Carla Arena


Sao Paulo, Brazil

Portuguese / English

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Carla Arena is a social entrepreneur, educator by choice. She left a promising career in the public service to become an English teacher and got the chance to take roles she could have never imagined, such as site content manager at the Binational Center she worked for, Casa Thomas Jefferson. There, she was also the Supervisor of Educational Technology, and more recently Coordinator of Innovation and Technologies. Carla is a Google Innovator and educational technology consultant. Currently she innovates in her own businesses, AMPLIFICA ( and Nauta ( and is focused on teacher development and training.