Marta Rocha earned her degree in communications in Italy, where she lived for 8 years. Upon returning to Brazil, she went to work for several large companies – always sponsoring cultural projects. Although her work was tied to great institutions, the focus was always social, environmental and cultural communication, area in which she still works. She has coordinated a number of editorial projects, including 14 volumes on the 500-year history of Brazil and books on Tom Jobim and Vinícius de Morais, Elis Regina, Gonzagão and Gonzaguinha and the International Photography Festival. For the past years, she has been behind and in charge of the International Forum for Communication and Sustainability.Her projects also include plays, exhibitions, restoration of historical landmarks and sports-related initiatives.