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WHAT OTHERS SAY
"[Ana] is one of the most pragmatic individuals I have ever had the pleasure of working with. I observed her influential research mindset, using new methods to achieve actionable outcomes. Ana's great organization and methodologies ensure she maximizes efficiency. She is an inspiration to fellow researchers, consistently seeking new methods to enhance her own research process, expand her network, and improve overall team efficiency. Ana's mentoring of others further highlights her commitment to excellence."
- Carina Fonseca, Team Lead at OutSystems
"It caught my attention her drive to action and proactivity. (...) Ana breaths speed on her UXR initiatives, always keen for the next challenge whatever complexity. Having a comprehensive UXR methodologies toolbox she is a strong team member always keen to help product teams on their discovery journeys and problem framing. She is committed to finding the right problems to solve. Ana is a valuable member to help to grow user-centered practices in any product organization."
- Pedro Alves, Senior User Researcher at OutSystems
"Ana and I worked together in multiple projects in OutSystems, including AI assisted development and product-led growth.
She initiated strategic research activities that generated opportunities to address user needs, bringing new initiatives to the roadmap and directing our solution design. Ana takes a pragmatic approach in her research, working through research questions all the way to the analysis and presentation of the findings. She tailors her presentations to the audience, describing her research methods, insights and recommendations. In our collaboration, she repeatedly demonstrated her ability to conduct a large number of user interviews, process the qualitative data and combine it with quantitive data to produce actionable insights.
Working with Ana is a delightful experience, and I will always try to keep her part of my team."
- Alex Namir, Principal Product Designer at OutSystems
“Ana has extensive experience interviewing and studying local communities, workers, farmers, and work systems (...) exceptionally bright, creative, productive, hardworking and well organized (…). She also works very well with all project stakeholders, as well as colleagues, both as a team member and as a project manager.”
- Jake Walter, Country Director at TechnoServe
"Ana forms a critical piece of our research team. She possesses an almost unmatched work ethic, and her creativity and unique skill set has served our work well. She has greatly expanded both the imagination of our work and our overall accomplishments."
- Brad Paul, Director, Research & Analysis Unit at TechoServe
"Ana is highly motivated and passionate about her role in the delivery of goals, and quickly learned, adapted and established herself as a key person on our projects. In addition to her professional competences, Ana has exhibited great team spirit and collaborates well will with colleagues with different professional and cultural backgrounds."
- Nimo Wiredu, M&E Specialist at IITA
“Ana showed great initiative to drive a new strategic direction for the project (…) high personal and professional motivation to a single purpose: bringing equity to the disadvantaged by helping them apply their talents to a problem through appropriate and environmentally responsible design and implementation.”
- John Tull, Senior Business Consultant at MMM
"Working with Ana is always a pleasure. Not only does Ana have such a friendly disposition, but she's also incredibly generous with her vast insights into UX research. (...) Ana loves sharing her knowledge and passion for the subject (...)."
- Louis Stevens, Senior UX Writer at OutSystems
“Ana is an excellent partner, communicator, designer, and leader. Team members naturally look to Ana for leadership and vision, especially in the areas of design and user preference. I miss working with her!”
- Chad Waryas, Consultant at TechnoServe