Gisela Pinheiro (2001 BS) is the new vice president of BASF’s Materials and Functional Solutions for South America in São Paolo, Brazil. She’s had experience in the chemical industry since 2004, previously serving in several capacities with the Dow Chemical Company in Michigan and Brazil. Pinheiro began her career as an internal auditor at Ernst & Young. She earned her MBA in finance from Ibmec Business School in Rio de Janeiro. She actively participates in programs related to women’s empowerment, diversity and inclusion, change management, innovation and people development.