Sofia Moutinho is an award-winning Brazilian science journalist based in Rio de Janeiro. She has more than ten years of experience covering the environment, science, and health (with a focus on vulnerable communities). Her bylines include Science, Nature, The Guardian, Scientific American, The Center for Public Integrity, among others. She worked as a reporter fellow with Columbia Journalism Investigation's series "Hidden Epidemics," looking into how climate change affects human health. Her work was awarded 1st place in the 2020 American Association of Health Care Journalists Award, 1st place in the 2020 Dateline Awards, and an honorable mention in the 2020 National Press Foundation's kes Award. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Science Journalism from Columbia University and a Bachelor in Journalism from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.