Our members are divided in:

Founders– A group of 30 reseacrhers who created the Rede CpE in 2014. You can see the complete list of names here.

Researchers –  Scientists from different scientific disciplines that are conducting studies which have the capacity to generate new insights into learning and education. 

Partners – Institutions that support and help to guide our activities. Currently, it is constituted by the partners  Ayrton Senna Institute, D’Or Institute for Research and Education (IDOR), Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (ICB/UFRJ) and Brazilian Company for Industrial Innovation (EMBRAPII).

Rede CpE Friends – Any person who has interest in education and science who wants engage with our network receiving our news and materials.

Administration Board

It is responsible by the administration of the network with a normative role, engaging in strategic planning, coordination and evaluations.

Scientific and Educational Board

Researchers and educators that ensure the scientific quality of our projects and activities.

Supervisory Board

It supervises and regulates the financial activities of the network.



general coordinator

Roberto Lent

Rede CpE coordinator and Professor of Neuroscience at the Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). Publishes papers on brain development and brain plasticity and have wrote many science dissemination books on neuroscience for adults and children.

scientific coordinator

Marília Zaluar P Guimarães

educational coordinator

Debora Foguel

Graduated at Biological Sciences at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1987), master's at Biochemistry from UFRJ (1991) and ph.d. at Biochemistry from UFRJ (1993). Has experience in Biochemistry, focusing on Biochemistry, also acting on science dissemination. Professor at UFRJ and meber of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences (ABC).

planning and strategics coordinator

Caio Leboutte

PhD student in Education, Management and Diffusion of Sciences at UFRJ/IBqM. Master in Economics at UnB, MBA in Digital Television at UFF, Graduation and specialization in Accounting at UFRGS. Besides the affiliation at Rede CpE, Caio is an executive director at ACERP-OS since 2009, having acted as chief of the financial officer, business developer and chief of the technology officer (current position).



Daniele Botaro

PR and content producer

Sofia Moutinho

Science journalist based in Rio de Janeiro and especialized in covering science, health, technology and environment. Most of my work has been published in the Brazilian science magazine “Ciência Hoje”. At the Rede CpE I am responsible for the relation with the public and the press and also for the website content.

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