Vera Pinto holds a higher degree in Management Secretariat (2002), by ISCAP - Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração do Porto. Vera integrates the International Relations Service (SRI), which supports INESC TEC’s Board of Directors in conception, implementation, and monitoring of the overall internationalization strategy. The SRI activities are spread across three operational areas: International Cooperation, which includes managing the UT Austin Portugal Program on behalf of FCT, International Mobility, and International Culture. Vera is responsible for the International Mobility area. Supports the coordination of International Delegations and Visitors, and Finance and Administrative activities. Before joining SRI, she integrated the Carnegie Mellon Portugal management team and worked as a secretary and administrative at a construction company, where she was responsible for the administrative and financial management, a project marked by multifaceted and versatile performance, which took place for about 12 years. In addition to other professional experiences as a secretary and administrative in companies with other branches of activity, Vera Pinto worked as Assistant Buyer, which allowed her to be in contact with various markets at the international level. Vera Pinto loves to travel and see the world from different perspectives and is passionate about crafts, which is just one more way to express ourselves.