Wildfires in the Amazon rainforest caused a social media frenzy last week, shining a spotlight on Brazil. Although fires in the Amazon aren’t new, under the Bolsonaro government they take on a new meaning.
Since the start of the Trump administration the U.S. participation at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has started to falter. Its failure to participate threatens to weaken human rights and democracy in the hemisphere.
Nominated as a member of Global Americans’ New Generation of Public Intellectuals, we met with Mariana Costa Checa before her participation as a panelist at the III CEO Summit of the Americas to about her role at Laboratoria and women’s empowerment in the tech world.