Ana Barbosa is a National EC-12 certified teacher in Brazil. She worked as a lead teacher at Sant’Anna International School in Brazil for 4 years, where she had the opportunity to work with students from around the world.
Ana comes to IST with great IB experience from another international school. There, she was responsible for supporting the development of the IB program for their early childhood program.
Ana earned a B.Sc. in Biological Sciences, and a PhD in Human Genetics from University of São Paulo, Brazil. Her research on learning and memory during her postdoctoral fellowship at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas motivated her to pursue a career in teaching. She then obtained a Bachelor of Education degree in Brazil.
In her free time, Ana loves to travel with her husband and her two children and go for short hikes with their dog Frida.
Email address: a.barbosa@ISTexas.org