Marcela Sabino

Executive Leadership Program - Amsterdam Class 12

Marcela Sabino
Head of Innovation
My pronouns are: she/her/hers
My experience and deep interests:
I am based in: Rio de Janeiro
Other projects and organizations include: Marcela's website

I am a foresight strategist, creative director, and innovation designer with over 16 years of experience in areas such as Emerging Technologies, Art and Culture, and International Development, focusing on designing future-forward strategies and implementing impactful multi-stakeholder initiatives. I am passionate about prototyping a more social and sustainable future using high and low tech in a transdisciplinary way. I have worked with the World Bank, IFC, IDB, UN, and large corporations on Inclusive Development projects.

I am the Head of Innovation at the Museum of Tomorrow in Rio de Janeiro and have worked as its Lab Director for over five years where I have developed projects using exponential technologies such as AI, VR, digital fabrication, robotics, big data, and the Internet of Things.

I hold a B.A. in Anthropology and Political Science from Amherst College, a Master in Public Policy and Political and Economic Development from Harvard University, and a Master in the Design of Entertainment from the European Institute of Design.

I was nominated to become a THNKer by Alexandre Fernandes Filho