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Expert Profile


Nathália Pamio Luiz






Position Type:



Years in the field:

6 – 10 Years

Areas of Expertise

Diversity, Education, Events, Exhibits development, Partnerships, Project Management, Professional Development, Research & Evaluation, Strategic Planning, Other

Ms. Luiz academic and professional career is established in the area of Culture, Museology and Heritage, where she has been working specifically since 2013 - with research experience built on projects within the scope of the UNESCO Chair "Education, Citizenship and Cultural Diversity", context in which she carries out the PhD in Museology, at Lusófona University - University Center of Lisbon (2019-current). She has publications in journals of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and others, such as “The International Journal of the Inclusive Museum, Common Ground Research Networks”, for example.


In 2019, she joined the consulting group for a research project on Intangible Heritage and Education in the European Union - UNESCO/EU (2019), an action that covered the preparation of a report with quantitative and qualitative analysis of data after developing and applying questionnaires with the ASPnet - Network of Unesco Associated Schools, in 28 countries of the European Union, which gave rise to the didactic material “Teaching and learning with living heritage”.


In 2020, she was Research Fellow of the R&D Project “Intangible Cultural Heritage in educational processes” at CeiED - Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Education and Development/ULusófona.

In early 2021, she had the opportunity to be selected as one of six “Social Media Advocates” to represent the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) in the American Congress, during the “Museum Advocacy Day”.


In June of the same year, as a member of LUME - Association of Culture and Heritage, Ms. Luiz participated in the construction of a museographic proposal and implementation of the "Center for Living Experience - Museum of Tiflology", Castelo de Vide (Portugal), a term that refers to intellectual and professional training of visually impaired people.


As a multidisciplinary academic background, she holds a Postgraduate degree in Strategic Management of Museums and Heritage Centres, supported by the ICOM Portugal 2021 Scholarship Fund (Universitat de Girona, 2022); Master in Museology (ULusófona, 2020); University Extension in Cultural Management (PUC-SP, 2016); Specialization in Special and Inclusive Art Teaching (Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, 2015); Graduate in Cultural Production (FAAP, 2014); and Bachelor of Photography - Communication and Visual Arts (Centro Universitário SENAC, 2011), with Degree recognition in Portugal by the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar.


As professional activities, she also highlight the participation as a researcher in the European project “COSMUS - Community School Museums” (2018-2019), the action as a trainer in the Pilot Project “Educação Patrimonial” (2018-2019), promoted by IGEC - Inspecção Geral da Educação and Science of the Ministry of Education. Having also been Technician at the Sporting Museum's Memory Center (Sporting CP, 2021-2022); Volunteer in Executive Production at the Lisbon Architecture Triennale (2019-2020); and Executive Producer at Base7 Cultural Projects (2013-2018).


Today Ms. Luiz holds the position of Project Officer and Academic Secretary of the ULusófona Museology Department, and is part of the EcoHeritage Project team [Erasmus + KA 2020-1-ES01-KA204- 082769] as a CeiED/ULusófona Researcher and Technician Responsible for the Dissemination and Mediation of Communities in MINOM-ICOM Portugal (2021-2023). Among other activities, she is an invited member of the Core Team of APOYOnline - Association for the Preservation of Heritage of the Americas (2020-current); Member of APOM - Portuguese Association of Museology (2023-current); and Member of the Board of ICOM Portugal (Triennium 2023-2026).

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