Debora Lima is the Media Director of Status Labs’ Strategic Advisory division, directing external communications initiatives and securing earned media placements on behalf of SA clients. Prior to joining Status Labs, Debora spearheaded media relations efforts for startups and institutional investors in the tech industry as VP of a boutique communications and branding agency in Miami, Florida.

She began her career in media as a journalist, covering real estate for the Miami Herald and eventually contributing to the paper’s Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative series on the Panama Papers. Later, she covered emerging technology companies and innovation for the South Florida Business Journal. In 2018, Debora was named one of Florida’s top beat reporters by the Society of Professional Journalists.