Mayra was born in São Paulo, Brazil. With a BA and MA in international relations, she has dedicated her life to serving God by serving people. Her passion for making a positive impact has led her to work as a social project manager for over nine years with various organizations focused on migration, refuge, and child protection in Brazil and abroad.
Mayra joined the Lausanne Movement in 2023, where she now serves as scholarship manager.
Alongside her husband Gabriel, whom she met through the IFES Movement, Mayra currently resides in Brasília, Brazil.