Ana Lícia is a Communications and Information Security Management specialist at the National University of Brasília (UnB) and a student in Systems Analysis and Development and Cyber Security and Defense Management at International University Center (UNINTER). She has 10 years of experience in IT at the Federal Institute of Northern Minas Gerais (IFNMG). After earning her undergraduate degree in law and a Master’s in Education Technology at CEFET-MG, she has focused her career on distance education and extending access, particularly in her native state of Minas Gerais. Ana Lícia’s goals include leveraging innovations in distance education to strengthen public education in the North of Minas Gerais, where many people don’t have access to basic public services. She values local culture, is a member of a folkloric dance group, and has studied at a public Conservatory since she was eight.