Maycon is an Engineering Psychology major at Tufts University. He is passionate about civic engagement and has worked with Enroot Education to provide language support for immigrant communities in the greater Boston area. As a social entrepreneur, he runs the Brazil4Education project that provides Brazilian public schools with VR educational simulators that replace expensive technical visits. He has received young leader and technologist awards from multiple organizations, including the U.S Department of State, Latin American Leadership Academy, Bayer, Nuffield International, Facebook, ONU, and UNESCO.
Maycon was named by Food Tank as one of 18 youths inspiring change across the Global Food system for his Ag-related App designs and agvocacy.