Sandra Avila is a Professor at the University of Campinas, Brazil (since 2017). Her current research interests include Machine Learning and AI techniques for healthcare, sensitive media analysis, precision agriculture, and other tasks. Sandra has a Ph.D., double degree, in Computer Science from the Pierre and Marie Curie University (now Sorbonne University), France, and from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, in 2013, and a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the Federal University of Sergipe, Brazil, in 2006. Her passion is to encourage more girls and women to pursue STEM fields.