By Julia Dias [9 min read] Fortaleza, Brazil is the 9th most dangerous city in the world. I lived there for a little over two years and loved it. It has such a rich and vibrant culture that made me feel right at home. However, when I got there, people thought I was crazy to… Read More Rape: another pandemic we didn’t solve
By Pedro Vormittag [13 min read] The Report of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, presented to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) last week, proves that one of the most complex human rights challenges of the 21st century unfolds in South America. Meanwhile, in Brazil — Venezuela’s most… Read More How Brazil is forfeiting the responsibility to build solutions for Venezuela
Columbia University, New York – February 2020. Raul Jungmann is a Brazilian politician. He served as Federal Deputy for the State of Pernambuco, and as Minister of Agrarian Development under the former president Fernando Henrique Cardoso, as well as Minister of Defence and Minister of Public Security under the former president Michel Temer. In an exclusive interview with… Read More Interview with Raul Jungmann
By Nathaniel Archer Lawrence [6 min read] As discussed in my previous piece “Brazil’s Complicated Relationship with Money,” Brazil has cultivated an abundance of financial education initiatives, 1,400 in fact. Among these programs, however, one category remains conspicuously absent: small business. In total, small business represents a mere 1% of total initiatives.
Columbia University, New York – Lemann Dialogues, November 2019. Ricardo Galvão was listed as the most important person for science in 2019 by the scientific journal Nature. He is a Brazilian physicist and engineer, professor at the Physics Institute of the University of São Paulo (IF-USP), and member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. Galvão was… Read More Interview with Ricardo Galvão