[Lecture] UNESCO and Its Role on Digital Transformation and Emerging Technologies
May. 17, 2022
Guest Speaker: Dr. Marielza Oliveira, Director for Partnerships and Operational Programme Monitoring, Communications and Information Sector, UNESCO
Moderator: Mr. Zhiyu Xie, Chief Secretary of the International Organization Talent Office of Peking University
Time: 21:00-22:00 p.m., May 17, 2022 (GMT+8)
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Biography: Dr. Marielza Oliveira (Brazil) is the UNESCO Director of Partnerships and Operational Programme Monitoring, Communications and Information Sector, since February 2021. From 2015 to 2020, she was Director of UNESCO Beijing, covering the 5 East Asian countries. Previously, she was the global Results Manager (data scientist) for UNDP, where she also held positions as country manager for a portfolio of Latin American countries (2001-2015). Previous positions also include Systems Engineer at the US Army Construction Engineering Research Lab/USA Corps of Ehgineerings (US, 1989-1997, where she was responsible fro AI systems development), senior consultant at Fudacao Dom Cabral (Brazil, 1995-1999), and Director of Executive Education at Ibmec Business School (2000-2001). Dr. Oliveria holds a Master of Science in Finance (1990) and a Ph.D. in Business Adminstration (1995) from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.