EDGARD GOUVEIA JR.
Livelab Founder and Pedagogical Coordination
Edgard Gouveia Júnior never gets tired of putting people to play. Architect and town planner and specialist in Cooperative Games, he dedicates his path to mobilize children, youth and adults designing and applying virtual and reality games, and collective actions that lead to little communitary revolutions.
He is co-founder of Instituto Elos, the program Guerreiros sem Armas and the game Oasis. He is part of the teams Fellow Ashoka, Berkana Exchange and TRIP Transformadores.
Currently he is a professor in the Cooperative Games post-grad (Youth Initiative Program and MSLS – Sweden, and Knowmads, in Netherlands) and Gaia formation in Brasília and Paraná. He has lectured in several TEDx and is an international consultant in Europe, North America and Asia, where applies technologies such as World Café, Open Space, circular dancing, Nonviolent Communication and the game Oasis.
He is also the creator of Play the Call, a world-wide game online that asks concrete tasks in the real world and intends to engage 2 billion people in four years to restore the equilibrium of the biosphere.
He believes that changing the world can be fast, free and fun.
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Born on April 6, 1954, he is a medical doctor graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Sao Paulo (FMUSP), with a specialization in Pediatrics and improvement in Hospital Administration by Getulio Vargas Foundation. He worked at the University Hospital of USP as a pediatrician and administrator, as an intensivist at the Pediatric ICU of Albert Einstein Hospital and held the position of Executive Director of the Children's Institute at Clinical Hospital, FMUSP.
He was a facilitator of training programs for executives at Amana-Key - Development and Education and at the University of Experience (UEXP). still held the role of President in Children Foundation during construction of the Child Cancer Treatment Institute (ITACI) and was Chairman of the Board of Doctors of Joy Association - Art, Training and Development.
Currently, in addition to maintaining activities as a pediatrician in his private practice, he develops projects in the education area.
"Only a child makes us experience unconditional love."
Graduated in Psychology at PUC SP (1997), with Clinical Improvement in Phenomenology by Ana Maria Poppovic Clinic (1999). She graduated as a Teacher at Pedagogical Space with Madalena Freire (2003), worked for 18 years at Living School, as a Child Education Teacher, Literacy Teacher and Pedagogical Coordinator of Elementary School (2017).
Along with Luiz Fernando Figueiredo, founder of the Fefig Institute, she was Project Coordinator for 2 years (2018 and 2019). Today she is part of the Live Lab Team and acts as Executive Secretary and Coordinator of Partnerships with Schools.
"Our highest task must be to form free human beings who are able, on their own, to find purpose and direction for their lives."
Project and Communication Coordinator
Environmental and Sanitary Engineer from the Federal University of Juiz de Fora (UFJF), specializing in Management and Environmental Technologies from the University of São Paulo (USP). She worked for almost three years as a scientific initiation scholarship holder, conducting research in the area of microcontaminants, water and effluent treatment.
Player of the Journey X since 2017, she has found in the game a tool to carry out the socio-environmental transformations that she so desires in the world. Together with her X-Lab Juiz de Fora League, she has already organized dozens of actions and joint efforts that positively impacted her city in Minas Gerais State. Within LiveLab, she is part of the communication team and also coordinates projects, events and partnerships.
She deeply believes in the moral evolution of humanity.
Institutional Content and Digital Presence Manager
Journalism student, artist, graphic designer and passionate about communication. At the age of six she took her first class of classical ballet and saw how much art can boost. Today she is part of social projects giving dance lessons and is coordinator of Kamohelo Space, a space for political and cultural training. She believes that art is responsible for not allowing her to give up on her dreams and goals.
In 2013 she participated in the creation of the group Family United by Dance with the objective of bringing young people from the extreme south of Sao Paulo to the arts. She treads this constant toil of taking art mainly to the margins, with shows, voluntary classes and presentations. She is a graphic design technician and has participated in free courses such as Database Journalism and Media Activism, offered by the Journalism Producer Periferia em Movimento.
She believes that love is a tool for transformation and that the smile builds ties.
Student of Architecture and Urbanism, sensitive to the social problems of her community, since she was a child she developed her creativity and leadership, participating in groups that worked with socio-environmental actions in the suburbs of Juiz de Fora. She believes to be an agent of social transformation, she is a member of the X-LAB Juiz de Fora League, which carries out various actions in the city. She participated as Ambassador Consultant on Sustainable Cities of the United Nations Program for Human Settlements (UN-HABITAT) between 2018/2019. She had experience as a voluntary facilitator of the 5th Children and Youth Conference for the Environment - MEC / MMA.
She is currently an active participant in the projects of the Federal University of Juiz de Fora, was elected student representative of the Sustainability Forum, she is a student representative in the Department of Projects, Representation and Technology (DPRT / FAU / UFJF) and Titular Counselor of the Unit Council of the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism.S he was an extension scholarship holder and has a scientific initiation scholarship at the UFJF Sustainable Home Laboratory. She is a member of the Urban Planning Study Group [GEPLAN] of the Landscape Laboratory - FAU / UFJF.
She believes that small actions can indeed transform the world, and that youth has great potential for that.
Graduated in Communication and Cinema at FAAP, he works as a screenwriter and copywriter. He is devoted to telling stories of all kinds on the most varied platforms. He develops and narrates role-playing games (RPG) for all ages and uses the game as a tool to educate and entertain.