Simone Duarte is a Brazilian journalist. She is the founder of Out of Paper, a communications company stemming from her realization that communicating in the digital age is creating unique moments. She is the also the International Director of Público, the main Portuguese daily paper. Prior she was editor-in-chief of Público online (www.publico.pt). Previously she was the head of New York Bureau for TV Globo, the major Brazilian network. For the coordination of 9/11 coverage she was nominated for an International Emmy. She worked for TV Globo for 15 years. Simone directed the documentary En Route to Baghdad, about Sergio Vieira de Mello who was killed in the attack against the UN in Iraq in 2003. It was broadcasted by PBS, France 5 amongst other TVs and was featured at Tribeca Film Festival amongst others. She holds a MS in international Affairs from the New School.