Dr. Pessa Valente, is a Brazilian MD, Ob&Gyn, PhD. She obtained a Master in Maternal and Child Health at the Institute of Integral Medicine Professor Fernando Figueira – IMIP, Pernambuco (Brazil) and a Master in Health Professions Education at Maastricht University, Netherlands. She gained advanced skills on Problem Based Learning (PBL) approach as a professor for the PBL Medical course of the Faculdade Pernambucana de Saude (FPS), Pernambuco, Brazil, and as a member of the Training Committee for tutors of the same institution. In Italy, she trained regional tutors, as an expert and consultant for curriculum design and learning material development of the PBL regional course “Protection, Promotion and Support of Breastfeeding in Friuli Venezia Giulia (FVG)” (2017-2018) supported by FVG authorities. Since 2017 she has been Senior researcher at the WHO Collaborating Center for Maternal and Child Health of the IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste. She is currently Project Manager of “IMAgiNE” Regional Project (Improving the quality of maternal and neonatal care) covering nine maternity hospitals of FVG Region and project manager of “IMAgiNE EURO” (Improving MAternal Newborn care In the EURO Region) ongoing in 20 countries of the WHO European Region.