Introducing the 2019 Class of Ford Fellows

After receiving over 250 applications from individuals across Brazil, we're delighted to announce the 2019 Class of Ford Fellows, who will participate in the program in Salvador this July 15 - 19, 2019. These Fellows were selected by members the Ford Fellowship Advisory Committee, which includes representatives from the nonprofit sector in Brazil, 92nd Street Y, Ford Brazil, and Ford Fellow alumni.

2019 Ford Fellows:

  • Luiza Dantas, Executive Director, Somos Professores

  • Paula Jancso Fabiani, CEO, Institute for the Development of Social Investment

  • João Paulo Oliveira Souza, Founder & CEO, FA.VELA

  • Lívia Maria Siqueira, Co-Founder, Rede Jundiaí 5050 (Gender equality)

  • Gaston Santi Kremer, Field and Impact Manager, World-Transforming Technologies

  • Janaina Maia Jatobá Bezerra dos Santos, Social Practitioner / Change facilitator, GRA - Grupo Recife de Aprendizagem / Goethe Radical Alternative

  • Duval Guimarães, President Director, Cidadão Pró-Mundo

  • Robert Nicholas Crema Malengreau, Founder & Director, UmRio/OneRio

  • Katianny Gomes Santana Estival, University Professor, Researcher and Evaluator, Administration and Distance Education, State University of Santa Cruz, and MEC - Ministry of Education

  • Guilherme France, Consultant, Transparency International Brazil

  • Daniel Martins Mamede, Human Rights and Culture's Director, Instituto Cuca

  • Fernanda Scur, Regional Pro Bono Program Manager Latin America, PYXERA Global

For more information about the Fellows or live updates from the program, follow us on social media or browse the hashtag #92YFordFellows.

Read more about the 2018 program and Fellows here.