Lecture - Interactive Storytelling for Millenials: The power of collaborative work

Interdisciplinary research,
education and capacity building

6 Mar 2017

On March 7, at 14:30 pm, Mariana Moura Santos, co-founder and CEO of Unicorn Interactive (an independent digital design and storytelling agency) will be giving a lecture about Interactive Storytelling for Millenials at U. Porto Media Innovation Labs.


About the Lecture

In this session, the speaker will address, through examples, how to create innovative and irreverent content to capture the attention of an increasingly difficult audience and how to make the community part of the Society’s Advancement through information.

Target Audience: Students, Professors, Researchers, Journalists and the public in general interested in the subject
Date: 7 March 2017
Venue: U. Porto Media Innovation Labs
Anfiteatro 1, Praça Coronel Pacheco, 15
4050 – 453, Porto

Participation is free but registration is needed. If you plan on attending the lecture, please visit https://mil.up.pt/palestra/ .


About Mariana Moura Santos

Mariana Moura Santos is a Portuguese woman entrepreneur who wants to change the world, and she is working on it right now.

She is the Co-Founder and CEO of Unicorn Interactive, an independent digital design and storytelling agency. She is also the Co-Founder and CEO of “Chicas Poderosas”, a community of digital training, empowerment and leadership to increase the number of women journalists working in Technology in the Media.

Until August 2016, she was the Director of Interactivity and Animation in Fusion Media (a partnership between Univision & Disney/ABC), and the Head of Innovation Knight at Florida International University.
In 2015 she was Fellow of the JSK Journalism Fellowship in Stanford.
In 2014, she was Fellow Knight International Journalism, where she worked throughout Latin America in large newsrooms and with independent journalists.

Mariana Santos is a storyteller who did an innovative job as a member of the interactive team of The Guardian newspaper in London. With an animation background, she pioneered the use of motion graphics to make the data stories more attractive.

She leads workshops of Thought Design to increase the multidisciplinary approach to storytelling, and she is also a leader in transforming the community through digital training.

To know more about Mariana Moura Santos please visit https://pt.linkedin.com/in/marysaints .