In a political climate marked by polarization and low trust in government institutions, the role of public servants becomes even more crucial. This is where LA-BORA! gov steps in, a learning and innovation lab in the Brazilian government that harnesses the power of behavioral science to improve the employee experience. By embracing a new approach to public service, we are connecting civil servants and redefining the relationship between government and employees, creating public value for society. Through experimentation, human-centered design, and capacity building, our team helps public servants build trust, foster positive emotions, and promote collaboration in the workplace, leading to improved performance and accountability. Be a part of the solution and help public servants become the driving force behind a more responsive and inclusive government!
Transforming Lives, Transforming Organisations: Unlocking Creativity and Collaboration in the Public Sector
Luana Faria, Isabela Blumm, Julio Medeiros
Head of LA-BORA! gov - innovation lab / Ministry of Public Management and Innovation
As a psychologist and public servant, I specialize in workplace interventions for public employees. Drawing on the principles of behavioural science, I design simple and cost-effective solutions to help employees translate their personal intentions into actions. I am committed to making a positive impact in the public sector by applying evidence-based approaches to promote personal and professional growth in the workplace. I work for the future of the Civil Service, ensuring we have great people, new ideas and better outcomes across Government. My goal is to support organizations to create the best experiences for employees and win the hearts of people.
Chief of the Division of Innovative Practices and Knowledge Dissemination / Ministry of Management and Innovation
Master in Public Policy from the University of Oxford, Specialist in Healthcare Evaluation from Fiocruz (Oswaldo Cruz Foundation), and Sociologist from the University of Brasília. Scholar of the Managing Global Governance Academy 2022, from the German Institute of Development and Sustainability. Social policy analyst with over 12 years of experience in the public sector in Brazil and England. She is passionate about public policies and innovation, in a humanized way. Crazy about travel, history, board games and arts.
Project manager / Ministry of Management and Innovation
I work at the Secretariat for Management and Innovation at the Ministry of Management and Innovation. I am a PhD student in Administration at the University of Brasilia and his research is focused on the people management field. My professional experiences include international cooperation, improvement of public services, digital transformation and leadership. I like to work with projects that seek to simplify the lives of citizens and public servants as well as make the Public Administation less bureaucratic. My main hobbies are travelling, foreign languages and beach volleyball.