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Rosabelli Coelho-Keyssar​
Managing Director

Rosabelli is responsible for developing projects in Brazil with MIT students, faculty, corporate partners, academic institutions, foundations and government organizations. Among other responsibilities, she manages the MIT-Brazil Seed Funds, which promote faculty collaborations with Brazil's top researchers, and she oversees the entire internship process of recruiting, placing and preparing MIT students for work at Brazilian institutions.

Originally from Brazil (Petrolina-PE), Rosabelli arrived in Cambridge in 2007 to pursue a master’s degree as a Lemann Fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. After graduation, she used her skills at a community-centered non-profit, before joining MIT to become one of their liaisons with Brazil. Read more

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