Dr. Ribeiro joins Minerva building upon a career in academia as a cosmologist and in the industry as a data scientist. With a Ph.D. and a MASt from the University of Cambridge, Ribeiro has conducted formal research into theories of modified gravity applied to dark energy and the physics of the Big Bang.
Throughout her career, Ribeiro's passion for teaching and mentoring contributed to some of her best work outside class. Ribeiro is enthusiastic about sharing new perspectives on course material in the classroom and cultivating a culture of inquisitive minds on the shoulders of constructive argumentation. Her approach has also been successfully applied to leading data science teams in numerous startups.