The Gender Gap Lifecycle - Evidence from the Financial Sector and Public Sector in Brazil

Location: Pinheiro Neto Advogados - Rua Hungria, 1100 (São Paulo) Date: Aug 29, 2018
Time: 8:30 – 13:00 (BRT)

Free admission



Oliver Wyman invites you to join our seminar on gender equality in Brazil, promoted by WOW (Women at Oliver Wyman) in partnership with Pinheiro Neto Advogados. Following the presentation of our new report "The Gender Gap LifeCycle - Evidence from the Financial Services and Public Sectors in Brazil", we will host debates with prominent men and women from the Financial Services and Public sectors.


08:30 – 09:00

Welcome coffee

09:00 – 09:30 

Opening presentation - Ana Carla Abrão Costa (Partner at Oliver Wyman)

09:30 – 11:00


Public sector panel

Ministra Grace Mendonça (Attorney General of Brazil)

Ana Paula Vescovi (Executive Secretary of Finance Ministry)

Eduardo Marchiori (CEO of Mercer Brazil)


Larissa Galimberti (Partner at Pinheiro Neto Advogados)

11:00 – 11:15

Coffee Break

11:15 – 13:00



Financial sector panel

José Berenguer (CEO of JP Morgan Brazil)

Leila Melo (Executive Director at Itaú Unibanco)

Paula Mazanék (Head of Funding and Investments at Banco do Brasil)

Vanessa Lobato (Vice President at Santander Brazil)


Regina Madalozzo (Professor at Insper)


ANA CARLA ABRÃO COSTA is a partner at Oliver Wyman and president of the Fiscal Management Council of São Paulo. Previously, she has been secretary of finance of Goiás state (2015-2016), where she promoted a strong fiscal adjustment. Ana Carla has also worked as director of Risk and Modelling at Itaú Unibanco, chief economist at Tendências Consultoria Integrada, and analyst at the Brazilian Central Bank. Ana Carla holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of São Paulo (USP), a master's degree from the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV). Her doctoral thesis, which included essays on credit spread, bankruptcy law and credit market, received the Haralambos Simeonidis award, considered the most important academic award in Brazil.


WOW - Women of Oliver Wyman group is a an employee resource and networking group focused on catalyzing our ability to attract, develop and retain highly talented women and unlocking the potential of these women to drive business performance. WOW enables Oliver Wyman Group to be the consulting firm of choice for women in a manner that benefits all colleagues and clients. The central objective is to ensure an environment where women feel valued and can develop professionally and personally in our company. It is part of company’s values to ensure equal opportunities and seek the empowerment of women in the workplace and in leadership positions.