Juliana is passionate about collaboration and communication. She is an expert in collaborative planning and rights-based policy, passionate about effective and creative communication as a tool to boost sustainability transitions. She is currently a PhD candidate and collaborates as the communication lead for WEgate. Previously, she worked with communication and design projects related to civic-tech and open-data projects at CCM Design, a creative studio based in Canada. She collaborated with the production of data visualisations, online experiences and digital products, in projects of the Open Data for Development Network (OD4D), from the Canadian International Development Research Centre, and the Feminist Open Government Initiative (FOGO), among others. She has also worked as a consultant with the MERCOSUR´s Human Rights Public Policy Institute (IPPDH-MERCOSUR), based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, working under the Research and Information Management Department. Her main activities involved applied research projects that encompass a rights-based approach to inform public policy processes and facilitate international cooperation initiatives, as well as collaborating with the institute’s training programs and publications.