Research and Innovation

Geneva, March 2018 By Maya Plentz  How to make sure more women receive public funds for research? We must make sure that more than simply voicing our outrage on social media platforms we hold governments, corporations, and venture capital firms accountable in the sense of sponsoring, funding, and granting the necessary financial means to women…

Assembleia Geral da ONU

“Não se trata apenas de reivindicar um lugar para o Brasil, se trata de fazer com que o Conselho de Segurança da ONU expresse a realidade contemporânea do mundo.”  

Horizon 2020

In October of 2016 Ms. Plentz Fagundes was appointed by the European Commission to the High Level Group of Experts to review the impact of Horizon 2020, the £80 Billion Framework Programme to fund Research and Innovation in the EU from 2014 to 2020.

Engineering at FIU

“A Florida university and an insurer that incurred hundreds of millions of dollars in losses during recent hurricanes are teaming up to find ways to help buildings survive massive storms. Their tool: Giant fans.”   Selected clippings, results of media relations campaigns by Maya Plentz for FIU Placement: Wall Street Journal From Fans’ Whirlwind, Researchers…

Innovation in Higher Education

“The time has come to reimagine higher education and to reinvent pedagogical approaches.” Wharton-QS Stars Awards 2014 — Reimagine Education Promoting Innovation in Higher Education Around the World By Maya Plentz London, 9 April, 2014  —  The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania’s SEI Center for Advanced Studies in Management and QS Quacquarelli Symonds, publisher of QS…

India: QS University Rankings

*Wall Street Journal Asia By Shanoor Seervai May 15, 2014 In a survey of 300 Asian universities released this week, Indian schools — even the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology — once again failed to reach the top of the ranks. Delhi’s IIT is the first Indian institution to surface in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds rankings,…