São Paulo State University (UNESP)
Susana Machado is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in International Relations at São Paulo State University (UNESP). Since the age of 13 she takes part in debating events such as the first and second edition of the Harvard Model Congress Latin America. She graduated High School with honors and she attended the Advanced Studies Program in Politics, International Relations and Foundations of Philosophy at Brasenose College, Oxford University. At UNESP, Susana is the Secretary-General of the United Nations Model of São Paulo. She also promotes debates to high school students to raise awareness about international issues. In 2016 she took part in the Day of General Discussion: Children’s Rights and the Environment, at the Palais de Nations in Geneva. Susana is the founder of Write Your Future and she firmly believes everyone should live in dignity. Therefore, teenagers under social risk must be given opportunities for a more inclusive society.