Clarissa Luz

Founder, Elas_inTech


Latin America




Clarissa Luz is an attorney with over 14 years’ experience in top tier law firms, she left a partnership to pursue a purposed-filled career.

Founder of ELAS_inTech, a collaborative movement with over 450 women that strives to foster diversity and inclusion in the LATAM tech field.

Specialized in Tech Law and Intellectual Property from the University of California, Berkeley PLE’17, she acted as a Legal Fellow at the California Lawyers for the Arts – Silicon Valley, is a member at Blockchain@Berkeley and Co-Founded the Berkeley Association of International Law.

Judge invited by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in the Demand Solutions program for LATAM social impact startups (D.C.’16 | Miami’17); Women Health Tech Weekend and Insper | CEMP, São Paulo. A mentor in many international associations such as Junior Achievement and Campus Party, as well as lecturer and professor of tech law, IP and Blockchain.

Clarissa works at WeWork and loves helping the launch of new businesses.

Why are you optimistic about the future of work?

quote I believe that despite the growth of A.I., human resources are indispensable and technology is intended to help day-to-day bureaucracy.

The MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge to become Economic Prosperity Challenge in 2020