Dept. of Forestry and Environmental Resources
Mariana Vedoveto is a PhD student in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at North Carolina State University. She is focusing her studies on impact evaluation, rural development, and environmental economics. Before joining the PhD program, Mariana worked as a researcher for a think tank in the Brazilian Amazon and developed publications that informed policies and programs on forest conservation and sustainable development. She also managed projects in Peru and Bolivia with a focus on equipping indigenous organizations, rural communities, and regional governments with tools to confront deforestation and enhance livelihoods. Mariana is native to Brazil and received a B.A. in Forest Engineering from the University of São Paulo, a Master of Environmental Management from Yale University, and a Master of Public Policy from Duke University.