Bianca de Oliveira Jesus
Bianca de Oliveira has a master's degree in Latin American Integration from the University of São Paulo (Prolam/USP) and a BA in International Relations from the Anhembi Morumbi University. His research focuses on economic integration in South America, regional financial institutions (IDB, CAF, and FONPLATA), transport infrastructure, MERCOSUR, and Brazilian foreign policy. During graduation, she carried out scientific initiation on borders and geopolitics in the La Plata Basin and, later, developed research on the Paraguay-Paraná Waterway Project. In addition, throughout her graduation, she received awards for academic performance.
In her master's degree, she developed the research “Integration of transport infrastructure in South America: the performance and challenges of IIRSA / COSIPLAN in the MERCOSUR Hubs of Influence” and, since then, has published articles and book chapters on the subject.
She worked as an intern and teaching assistant in the Teaching Improvement Program at the University of São Paulo and in the Acessa Escola Program of the São Paulo State Department of Education. She is currently an administrative assistant at the School of International Relations at Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).