Maria Angelica Mejia Caceres, Speaker at Climate Change
Maria Angelica Mejia Caceres
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Maria Angelica Mejia-Cáceres is doctor in Science and Health Education of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She was a visiting research student in The Sustainability Education Research Institution (SERI) at University of Saskatchewan, Canada. She has a Master’s in Education with emphasis teaching science at the University del Valle, a specialization in Social Management of the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, in Cali, Colombia. 
Her research focuses on critical environmental education, climate change education, teacher education, educational policy analysis, and critical discourse analysis. Since last year, she has been working as a technical advisor for the climate change education program of the Niterói Climate Secretary. At the same time, she is a researcher in the research groups Languages and Mediations in Science and Health Education at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. She is also a member of the Science, Education and Diversity research group and the Science, Actions and Health research group at the Universidad del Valle in Colombia.
She has different publications about environmental education and teacher education. She is podcaster in Environment and Everyday Life in English, Spanish and Portuguese.