Maria Eduarda is a journalism student based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She plans to study international relations after graduating and aims to produce documentaries that prompt social change and awareness on issues of immigration and the refugee crisis.
As well as Brazil, she has also lived in Peru, Mexico, Dubai and Switzerland, and is thrives on travel, living among different cultures, and exploring new things.
Maria Eduarda was selected as a DICE Young Storymaker in 2019/20.
A Rio de Janeiro engineer – whose speedily-designed portable sinks allow workers and homeless people to wash their hands – on raising eyebrows as an all-female construction team and the 'rollercoaster of emotions' under Covid-19.
Our DICE Young Storymaker reports from Brazil on a cultural centre that’s supporting local businesses, engaging vulnerable youth and helping transform what was once the world’s most dangerous neighbourhood.