THRIVING CITIES ~ 7SS Stage 1: Build a team around your ideal future! LIMITED
Founder & Chairman, Trama
Co-Chair, Mega Events & Thriving Cities
Jessica Glass has been researching the impacts of mega-events on cities in Rio de Janeiro since 2013.
She initially traveled to Brazil to investigate changes occurring in the city due to upcoming mega-events, and how they were impacting local citizens. Through the years, she has come to understand the urgent nature of housing removals, which is the focus of her doctoral research.
She has been interviewed for the BBC radio program... Read More →
Visionary & Mobilizer, Play the Call
At 6’7”, Edgard Gouveia, Jr. towers over most people. An early career in professional volleyball in Brazil, his native country, was soon exchanged for training at the University of Santos in Architecture and Urban Planning. Upon graduation, he and his colleagues co-founded the Elos Foundation, an architectural firm dedicated to community activism. Pursuing their social mandate, they founded the Warriors Without Weapons program in... Read More →
Murillo Sabino is the Co-Founder, Institutional and Expansion Leader of Projeto RUAS, a social tool to engage communities to act towards homelessness in its region. Today it count on more than 50 daily active volunteers and over 350 volunteers have participated already. The project has impacted over 200 homeless people with its weekly activities run by the capacitated residents of these neighborhoods. He is also a 2016 Fellow of the Unschool of... Read More →