Silvana is the Co-Executive Director of Olabi, where she coordinates the PretaLab initiative - a project to stimulate black women in technologies and innovation. She holds a master’s degree in Culture and Territorialities from the Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF) and is an associate researcher of the Center for Artificial Intelligence at the University of São Paulo (USP) and at the Research Group in Politics and Political Economy of Information and Communication at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ).