Luisa Massarani is a Brazilian science communicator since 1987. She is the coordinator of the National Institute of Public Communication in Science and Technology. She is a researcher and science communicator at Oswaldo Cruz Foundation and coordinator of the master in science communication, at House of Oswaldo Cruz, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean of SciDev.Net (www.scidev.net). Director of RedPOP, the Network for Science Popularization in Latin America and the Caribbean 2015-2017. 2014 Mercosur Award on Research in Science Communication. Jose Reis Award 2016 –the Brazilian Award for Science Communication.