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Mirella M. Moro
Departamento de Ciência da Computação
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais - UFMG
Av. Antônio Carlos, 6627
Pampulha, Belo Horizonte - MG, Brazil
CEP 31270-010
Office: Building ICEX/DCC, room 6326
Phone numbers:
+55 (31) 3409-5849 (Office)
+55 (31) 3409-5858 (Fax)
Email: mirella [AT] dcc [DOT] ufmg [DOT] br

Short Bio

Mirella M. Moro is Associate Professor at the Computer Science department at UFMG (Belo Horizonte, Brazil). She holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science (University of California Riverside - UCR, 2007), and MSc and BSc in Computer Science as well (UFRGS, Brazil). She was a member of the ACM Education Council and the Education Director of SBC (Brazilian Computer Society, 2009-2015), the editor-in-chief of the electronic magazine SBC Horizontes (2008-2012), and associated editor of JIDM (2010-2012). She is currently a Council Member of the SBC and part of the SBC Meninas Digitais (Digital Girls) Steering Committee. Her research interests include data-driven research, social analysis, gender diversity, and education in Computer Science. She is also an advocate for increasing women participation in Computer Science, coordinating projects such as BitGirls, and a mother of three.

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  • Project/Projeto Bàde - Professional Social Networks/Redes Sociais Profissionais (2019-)
  • Project/Projeto BitGirls - Bringing girls to Computer Science/Atração de Meninas para a Computação. (2018-)
  • Project/Projeto Apoena - Social Networks/Redes Sociais (2014-2018)
  • Project/Projeto PerCEBa - Computational Thinking at School/Pensamento Computacional no Ensino Básico. (2013-2016)

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