Carlla Vicna dos Reis Martins

  • Founder (and Coordinator until the end of the year), Projeto Cosmos
  • Brazil

Carlla Vicna is a Brazilian computer engineering student. As the daughter of a female mathematics teacher, she grew up with a passion for exact sciences and fell in love with programming and robotics in high school. At the age of sixteen, Carlla co-founded Projeto Cosmos in 2015, with the purpose of teaching astronomy and bringing science to schools in a fun and hands-on way. Over the past five years, Projeto Cosmos has influenced students and received national awards as a social impact initiative and for its scientific divulgation work. Carlla hopes to use her skills to develop solutions to help solve social problems. Among her goals, she intends to work on developing networks of social entrepreneurs, both local and global, and empowering young leaders.