Dr Mariana S. Sousa started her career overseas as a medical practitioner providing outstanding care in gynaecologic and obstetrical practice with a focus on breast and gynaecologic oncology. In 2016, Dr Sousa completed her Doctorate degree (PhD) at the University of NSW Australia. Although still early in her career, she has successfully led and collaborated on a number of projects and has made significant advances in the field of genitourinary and sexual health after breast cancer, emerging as a leading expert in this field. She has received a number of grants and award, published in peer reviewed journals and presented at various national and international conferences. Her research interests and expertise are in the areas of breast cancer, menopause, oncofertility, reproductive health, cancer genetics and services evaluation.