Ana Figueiras is a Digital Media PhD Candidate, in Lisbon, Portugal. With a degree in communication and a masters in New Media, she is now working on Information/Data/Knowledge Visualization and storytelling. She is particularly interested in visual forms of storytelling and how to introduce narrative in visualizations.
Ana is originally from Madeira island but has been living in Lisbon since late 2004, where she moved to study at Universidade Nova de Lisboa. She is a free software enthusiast and an active member of the Ubuntu portuguese community.