Simone holds a Bachelor of International Relations and a Post-Graduate degree in Innovation and Strategic Design. She started her professional journey at the United Nations, working with UNAIDS, UN Women and the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. Later, Simone went into the financial sector and tech startups in the Operations, HR and Technology areas. Before joining the MBA, Simone worked as a Product Manager in an HR-Tech powered by artificial intelligence, which sparked her interest in gender roles in the tech space and the interplay between work and mental health. She is passionate about solving complex problems with technology, live music, comedy specials, politics, practicing yoga and all things cats and dogs.