Cristina Ramalho, born 1967 in Fortaleza, Brazil, has lived and worked in Germany since 1992. She studied Portuguese and German at the Federal University of Ceará and works since 2006 as certified intercultural trainer and coach. Cristina Ramalho is also a certified teletutor and grief counselor. She has basic training in Themen Centered Interaction (TCI) and has completed several advanced capacity courses in project management, change management, conflict management and others. Cristina Ramalho has many years of experience in German-Brazilian cooperation. She regularly conducts her training courses in both Brazil and Germany.