Marta Dias Barcelos is a researcher at the Center of the Humanities, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, NOVA University of Lisbon, where she is conducting her PhD in Moral and Political Philosophy with a scholarship from the Foundation for Science and Technology, Portugal. Since September 2016, she is a Visiting Researcher at the KIE, where she has been writing her dissertation in methodologies of bioethics, with a concentration on principlism, having Henry Richardson, JD, MPP, PhD, as her mentor. Marta earned a BA (Philosophy), and a Graduate Certificate (Philosophy for Children) from the University of the Azores, and an MA (Bioethics) from the University of Lisbon. Marta was Instructor at the University of the Azores, where she served as coordinator of undergraduate education in Philosophy and Portuguese Culture, and in European Studies and International Politics. She is also an Instructor at the Episcopal Seminary of Angra. Marta served as a member of two Ethics Committees, and as a trainer for professionals in courses on applied ethics. In 2015, she served as a coordinator for the Conference Science and Society: bioethics in a debate, organized by the Luso-American Development Foundation.