The Triple Invisibility of Black Brazilian Women

Vozes da América Latina Series

The Triple Invisibility of Black Brazilian Women

The Voces/Vozes de/da América Latina series is a new initiative of the Latin American Institute that seeks to amplify the voices of everyday people from Latin America.

Monday, March 8, 2021
12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
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Ana Carla Laidley is a psychologist and sambista originally from Rio de Janeiro who is founder of the International Samba Congress and she is also an accomplished dancer and choreographer. She is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist who has extensive experience serving with a diverse community working with mental health, immigration and trauma. She will discuss the “Triple Invisibility” of being a Black Brazilian professional woman in Los Angeles.


Peter Lownds is a writer, translator, and journalist with deep roots in Los Angeles’s Brazilian community. He earned his M.A. in Latin American Studies and Ph.D. in Social Sciences and Comparative Education at UCLA. He is one of the founders of UCLA’s Paulo Freire Institute.

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Cost: Free

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Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute