The International Society of Female Professionals Recognizes Adriana Souza, PhD


Adriana Souza holds a PhD from the Postgraduate Program of Transportation in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, UnB (Universidade de Brasília). Also an international researcher at ISCTE (Instituto Universitário de Lisboa), she is currently focusing on women’s walkability in Brasil and in Portugal. In addition, she is a University Professor of Distance Education at CNA College where she teaches Cultural and Anthropological Teaching classes.

Working in urban mobility since 2011, she has worked as Special Advisor for the Transportation Department in Brasília (DETRAN-DF), coordinating several projects connected with cycling and traffic accidents. In 2013, she began a more specific study about Active Mobility (walking and cycling). In 2015, she incorporated into her research the relationship between gender and the public space. Shortly after, she was invited to join the team at Department of Planning and Mobility as Director of Pedestrian Mobility. She moved to Portugal to further develop her research. In 2019, she was invited again to join the team at State of Secretariat for Transporte and Mobility as Coordinator of Active Mobility. Adriana credits her success to hard work and passion, and will continue to grow in her career.

International Society of Female Professionals Member, Adriana Souza, PhD, can be found on the Association Directory, where she is looking forward to networking with you.