Ana Nina Martins, a native of Rio de Janeiro Brazil, currently lives with her family in Seattle. After completing graduate studies in the United States (at the University of Minnesota and Harvard), Ana taught international law and international environmental law at the Pontifical University of Rio de Janeiro. She is now working towards a teaching degree in History at the University of Washington.
Senator Benedita da Silva, ca. 2000 Image Ownership: Public Domain Benedita Souza da Silva Sampaio, prominent Brazilian politician and first Afro-Brazilian member of the Senate in the country, was born on April 26, 1942 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to José Tobias de Souza and … Read MoreBenedita Da Silva (1942 – )