Mariana Müller holds a BA in Journalism from UFRGS (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul). She is interested in reading culture, young readers, social projects, gender studies and education. She has served as a juror of the World Young Reader Prize 2011 by WAN-Ifra (World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers). Professionally, she has written about sustainability, social entrepreneurship, cultural behavior and hyperlocal news. Nowadays, she works as a reporter and editor in Zero Hora, the most proeminent newspaper in the region, on its education section.