Izabela graduated from the Federal University of Minas Gerais- Brazil, in 2015. She joined the Building Blocks team in July 2019, following completion of her process to become an internationally-qualified Occupational Therapist. Izabela is bilingual, speaking both English and Portuguese.

Izabela is experienced in paediatrics in settings such as hospitals, clinics, school, community environment and home services. Working with children has always been her passion. Izabela is motivated to support children to reach their fullest potential, and loves to experience a child’s passion for life and learning through her work with them.

Izabela is an energetic and enthusiastic individual. In her spare time, she enjoys exercising, cooking, reading and spending time with friends and family.