Lorena Lamin holds a degree in Social and Cultural Communication from the Portuguese Catholic University and a Masters in French Literature and Civilization from the Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris III on Émile Zola’s influence on cinematographic realism, under the supervision of Professor Emeritus Philippe Hamon. She recently started her doctoral research in Communication Sciences at the Portuguese Catholic University in Lisbon, with a full doctoral scholarship awarded by the FCT, on transmedia activism and the political value of new forms of entertainment, as tools for social change.

She published a paper on transmedia and street art in the Academic Journal In Circulation (McGill University, Montreal) and participated in the ECREA 2015 Pre-Conference with a paper on gamified narratives for social change. In parallel to her academic research, she has worked as a freelance translator and collaborates with a Portuguese NGDO, for which she participated in volunteer missions in Portugal and Kenya.