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Aline Montenegro Araújo

2021 Fellow

Aline Montenegro Araujo Headshot

Aline is a first-year undergrad student at the Institute of Astronomy, Geophysics and Atmospheric Sciences (IAG) of the University of S√£o Paulo, Brazil, where she studies Geophysics. As a woman in Science, she wants to help bring more diversity and inclusion to this area. She is the co-founder and executive director of ElaSTEMpoder, a non-profit organization that stimulates female participation in STEM fields. In 2018, Aline was the first Brazilian to attend the 49th International Astronomical Youth Camp, where she built a Miniature of the LIGO Gravitational Wave Detector, and in 2020 she was one of the 5 finalists for the “Change the World like a Girl” award. Currently, she is an alumnus at the Latin American Leadership Academy and is performing research in Seismology with the University of S√£o Paulo and the University of Brasília (UnB).

Aline was selected as a participant in the 2021 Voces Que Inspiran.