is both an investigative reporting and engagement fellow at the Tribune. Previously, she worked as a reporter in the São Paulo-based investigative journalism organization Agência Pública, where she covered human rights violations associated with actions of governments and corporations in Brazil. Her coverage of evictions linked to the 2016 Rio Olympics was part of a digital project conducted by Agência Pública, which received the Vladimir Herzog Award, a major journalism prize in Brazil. Originally from São Paulo, she moved to Boston in 2015 to pursue a Masters in Media Innovation at Northeastern University and graduated in the spring of 2017. When she’s not digging up information and listening to people’s stories, she likes to create new recipes, play Samba tunes on the flute, or travel to unexpected places across the city or around the globe.
Even as floodwaters have started receding in some places, experts warn that residents in Harvey-affected areas could still be exposed to numerous health threats, ranging from water contamination to mold to psychological distress.