Sandra Brás is the E-Learning Program Manager and a Trainer at the RIPE NCC.
In this role, Sandra has worked on the improvement and growth of the e-learning practices at the RIPE NCC. Some of the projects she has implemented are the RIPE NCC Webinars and the RIPE NCC Academy. Sandra also delivers face-to-face training courses on topics such as IPv6 and the Routing Registry throughout Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia.
Sandra holds a Master's degree in Training and Technology for Education from the University of Coimbra, Portugal, and a Master’s degree in E-Learning Pedagogy from the Open University, Portugal.
Sandra’s passion lies in education, training and specifically e-learning. Together with her work at the RIPE NCC, she is currently pursuing a PhD in Distance Education and E-Learning, and her research focuses on open organisational learning.
Before joining the RIPE NCC, Sandra participated in an internship programme for graduates at the European Commission. Between 2004 and 2007, she was employed by the Portuguese Navy Ministry in the Naval Centre for Distance Education where she worked with distance education curricula and training. At the same time, Sandra worked with several organisations as a freelance consultant in education and training.