Mary Anne Ribeiro


Mary Anne de Amorim Ribeiro is currently the founder, shareholder and president of PUPA Education, a “PP – Profit and Purpose” startup company, designed to improve early childhood care in low-income communities and Base of Pyramid Markets.

Previously Ribeiro served as the CEO and board member of ZOOM Group, an educational company that designs contents based on LEGO education technology, which is also the exclusive distributor in Brazil. She also accumulated several important business leadership roles such as president of MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company), a leading world container transport company, president of Sunlog/Medlog Logistics of Brazil and president of Uniter of Brazil. Ribeiro has also served as vice chairwoman of Centronave (Centro de Navegação Transatlântica), a main shipping owners association.

She holds a graduate degree in International Relations from Tufts University in Boston, and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Mackenzie University in São Paulo.