With a background in theoretical physics + computer hacking and a lifelong zest for the seventh art, Mia brings the scientific method, a multi-cultural essence, and an eclectic outlook to the film industry's new generation.
Born in Brazil, Mia moved to New York with a full scholarship for her doctorate at the prestigious Stony Brook University. After living a few years in the Bay Area and in Hawaii, she now splits her time in Los Angeles and Brooklyn.
While in the academy, Mia was a thriving researcher, with peer-reviewed publications in collaboration with national laboratories such as Los Alamos and Brookhaven. She also holds a successful career in software and intel engineering, currently making commerce fairer at Shopify. In the past, she worked at Apple, Yelp, Etsy, and Zapata Computing.
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