Brazilian Women in Economics's Podcast

Economics in an uncomplicated manner, in a chat format with the Brazilian Women in Economics (EconomistAs) and their guests, expanding the debate of women in Economics and revealing for young women that Economics is also woman stuff.

Laura Karpuska is economics professor at Insper. Her reseach area is political economy. She has a Bachelors degree in economics at FEA-USP and a Ph.D. at New York State University at Stony Brook.

Paula Pereda is economics professor at FEA-USP. Her research area is policy evaluation in environment, health and gender. She has a Ph.D. at the University of São Paulo and was a visiting researcher at Yale University.

Listen to all episodes here (most of them are available only in Brazilian Portuguese) in your favorite app or  below:

Episode 64 - Michael França: Economics and racial inequality

We talk with Michael, who has become an important voice in the discussion of economics and racial inequality in Brazil. He talks about the importance of this research agenda and discussion for society, but also for economic development. Michael also comments on his personal and academic trajectory while discussing his research agenda.

Episode 63 - Paula Onuchic: Economic Theory

In the first episode of 2023 of our podcast, we talk with Paula Onuchic about economic theory, Paula’s trajectory in this environment with a bigger proportion of men even for economics and how we all managed to navigate in an environment that lacks gender and personality diveristy.

Episode 62 - Ana Paula Melo: inequality and affirmative action

Laura and Paula talk to Ana Paula Melo about gender and ratio inequality and their intersectionality. She exposes scientific evidence for affirmative action in Brazilian universities, as well as those she judges will be the main topics on the affirmative action agenda in the next few years.

Episode 61 - Carolina Grottera: climate economics

Paula talks to Carolina Grottera about climate economics. Carolina gives us a masterclass in the subject and shows how it has connections to many areas in economics. She also discussed paths for environmental public policy, taking from her research. Lastly, she comments how cooperation and interdisciplinarity area important in economics.

Episode 60 - Agnyz Bueno: tendencies in the corporate world

Paula talks to Agnyz about the importance of education and the female mentors in her professional trajectory. Agnyz also talks about her experience in the Brazilian Stock Exchange and on following board meetings in big businesses. She discusses her main strategic worries on the corporate world and how the ESG agenda (Environment, Social and Governance) has picked up investors’ interest. She wraps up with a precious tip to youngsters and adults alike.

Episode 59 - Daniela Campello: political science, elections and accoutability

In this new episode we talk to political scientist Daniela Campello about her career, the Brazilian elections, about economics, political science and accountability.

Episode 58 - Mayara Felix: economics and public policy

Laura and Paula talk with Mayara Felix about why she decided to become an economist and how she reached some fo th most prestigious departments in the field.  Mayara expresses her opinion on how to improve access to education and opportunities like hers and also goes into detail into her research about administrative reform in Indonesia. The reform was very mportant on improving government tax reveneusand her work is an excellent example on how to couple academic research and the public policy front.

Episode 57 - Rafaela Nogueira: the academy and the private market

In this episode we talked to Rafaela Nogueira about different professional trajectories, the use of academic tools outside academy, personality and suitability in the professional environment and about believing in their trajectory.    

Episode 56 - Maria Oaquim: maternity penalties in the labor market

In today’s episode we talked to Maria Oaquim just before she leaves for a new adventure in the United States. She told us about the results of her master dissertation that discuss the maternity penalties in the labor market. She also made a comparison between brazilian evidences and other countries and discussed public polices and actions to reduce the problems founded. It’s worth checking!

Episode 55 - Laura Karpuska and Paula Pereda: special of two year's Brazilian Women in Economic's Podcast

Today Laura and Paula made a special edition to celebrate the two years of the podcast. They told how  the ideia of developing the channel came about and what happened in those two years. At the end of the episode, they left a message for everyone  to join the podcast with suggestions. It was a very special conversation.


Episode 54 - Juliana Rosa: journalism and economics

In today’s episode we received Juliana Rosa to talk about the role of journalism in economics education. Juliana told us how she built her career as an economic journalist and how she plans her accessible comunication of difficult topics. In addition to her intersting trajectory, she also talks about the importance of trust and respect in relationship between the journalist and their sources. It’s worth checking!

Episode 53 - Renata Café: public accounts and budget

We received Renata Café to talk about public accounts and budget. She explains how works the Brazilian budget e how we can improve the quality of it to improve people’s lives. She also mentions the importance of university and her maturation process to study economics.

Episode 52 - Renata Narita: labor economics

In this episode, Renata Narita told us about her research schedule. She has important theorical and empirical contributions in labor economics field, mainly incorporating specifities of labor market of sub-developed countries. Besides she told the main findings of her research, she also shared details about her trajectory and left a valuable tip to young economists. It’s worth listening.

Episode 51 - Fabiana Tito: regulation and competition

In this episode we talked to Fabiana Tito, expert consultant in economics of regulation and competition. She talks about how her experiences in the college and authorities of competition inspired her. She also talks about the contribution of an economist in the regulatory and competition area and about the challenges faced by women in this area.


Episode 50 - Ana Maria Bianchi: economics methodology and pluralism

In this episode Ana Maria told us about her dynamic trajectory in Economics. Ana has excellents contributions for the methodology of economics, History of Economic Thinking and the Comportamental Economics. She also talks about the importance of pluralism in economics and the innovative character of the comportamental economics area. She left a positive message about the economics profession and left a valuable tip for young people: make more mistakes to learn new things!


Episode 49 - Monica Viegas: Economics and Health

In this episode Monica tells about how she became a searcher in the healthy economics area, about the supply of goods and medical services in the pandemics and about the organization of the Brazilian health system. Besides she shared her trajectory with us, she also talked about her perspectives for the SUS in the next few years.


Episode 48 - Eliana Cardoso: special pioneer economists

In this episode, Dolores and Paula talked to Eliana Cardoso. Economist by training, Eliana is one of the pioneers of the insertion of female vision in the economics field. In this interview, she told us her trajectory as an economist, talked about motherhood, the marriage with the economist Rudi Dornbusch and her new career path that she started in maturite.


Episode 47 - Fernanda Estevan: Economics and Education

In this episode, Fernanda Estevan told us about how she decided to study Economics and also told us about her passage to the academic center of FEA-USP, the CAVC. Her aspiration to understand and improve the social inequality in Brazil  led her to study education. Between a lot of subjects, she told us about the scientifics evidence related to affirmative actions on Brazilian undergraduate education and about the impact of wastes in education on students.


Episode 46 - Adriana Amado: economic history and pluralism in science

In this new episode of Brazilian Women in Economics’ podcast, Paula Pered and Maria Dolores Diaz talked with Adriana Amado, a teacher in University of Brasilia. She told us about the importance of education in economic history at high school until her significant experience in PhD from University College London, where she was oriented by Victoria Chick. She also told about her searches in monetary economic and financial vulnerability. And also told about the importance of pluralism in science in all dimensions, i.e, of wealthy distribution, of gender, color and theoretical line. 


Episode 45 - Lenina Pomeranz: special pioneer economists

In this new episode of Brazilian Women in Economics’ podcast our conversation is a little bit different. We talked to the professor Lenina Pomeranz about her surprising trajectory and innovative contribution as one of our pioneer economists. The visit was at the tomb of Boris Pasternak, the author of the book  ‘dr. Jivago’. Hi winned a Nobel prize due to this book, but he couldn’t receive it because he was not authorized by the soviet government to travel to get the prize. Consult the published book mentioned by Lenina here.

Next to 89 years old, her message to the young Lenina is inspiring and exciting.


Episode 44 - Ana Fava: female leadership and COVID-19

In this episode, we talked to Ana Fava about the differences of actuation between women governments and men governments in COVID-19 pandemics. In her study with colleagues, she found out that infection and mortality rates for COVID were lower in countries led by women. She also told us about her survey that evaluates how gender inequalities limit human development. At the end, she  shared with us her experience in work on the Study Group on Family Economics and Gender (GeFam).

Episode 43 - Vilma Pinto: the budget, the independent fiscal institutions and intellectual diversity

In this new episode of Brazilian Women in Economics’ podcast, we talked to Vilma Pinto about her trajectory, the importance of understanding and monitoring the public budget and about the importance of focusing diversity on our intellectual building. 


Episode 42 - Cris Schmidt: menstrual poverty and political policies

In this new episode of Brazilian Women in Economics’ podcast, we talked to Cris Schmidt, the current Secretary of Economics  of Goias, a brazilian state, about menstrual poverty, social vulnerability and political policies in Brazil. At the end, Cris told us about the importance of political economics to implement political policies and she also told us about the importance of having resilience to making progress on career.

Episode 41 - Ingrid Barth: entrepreneurship and financial market

In this new episode of Brazilian Women in Economics’ podcast, we talked to Ingrid Barth. She is co-founder and COO of Linker, a digital bank focused on small and medium companies. She told us how her journey was until now and what challenges she faced as a woman in the financial market . At the end, she left a tip to the young women listeners of the podcast.

Episode 40 - Raphael Bruce: women of politics and the men on feminist debate

In this new episode of Brazilian Women in Economics’ podcast we talked to Raphael Bruce about his work with Alexsandros Cavgias, Luis Meloni and Mario Remigio: “Under Pressure: Women’s Leadership During the COVID-19 Crisis”. This paper shows the better actuation of major women in the pandemics combat in Brazil. We also discussed what mechanisms can be behind this result. Furthermore, we talked about the men’s role on debates abour feminism e how the men’s collegues of profession can colaborate to a more diverse workplace. 


Episode 39 - Nathalia Alves: human rights, corruption and interdisciplinarity

In this episode we talked to the social scientist Nathalia Alves. She told us her professional trajectory until she became United Nations’ consulter. We also talked about the importance of the human rights debate, about the connection between corruption and human rights and about how economists can help in this debate.


Episode 38 - Branca Vianna: podcasts, feminism and the men participation on gender debate

We have a special episode in the Brazilian Women in Economics’ podcast with Branca Vianna, founder and the president of Rádio Novelo and presenter and mastermind of two podcasts: Praia dos Ossos and Maria Vai Com as Outras. We talked to Branca about the creation process of the podcast, about feminismo and the men participation on gender debate.

Episode 37 - Paula Vedoveli: history, economics and the financial market

In this episode of Brazilian Women in Economics’ podcast, we talked to Paula Tavares about the women’s economic empowerment, pandemics and the impact on women who are mothers and we also talked about initiatives that countries have taken to combat violence against women during the pandemics.


Episode 36 - Paula Tavares: the women's economic empowerment

In this episode of Brazilian Women in Economics’ podcast, we talked to Paula Tavares about the women’s economic empowerment, pandemics and the impact on women who are mothers and we also talked about initiatives that countries have taken to combat violence against women during the pandemics.


Episode 35 - Laura Mesquita: the electoral system in Brazil

In the new episode of Brazilian Women in Economics’ podcast we talked to the political scientist Lara Mesquita. She explains how our current electoral system works, what changed with 2017 political reform and which are the new proposals of changes that we often see.

Episode 34 - Renan Pieri: women on elections and role models

In this new episode of Brazilian Women in Economics’ podcast we talked to Renan Pieri about women in politics. In a recent article that Renan wrote with Avarte and Firpo, they found out that the performance of political women impacts the political engagement of young women. We discussed the potential  mechanisms behind this result and we talked about Renan’s career and his perception about gender differences in career.


Episode 33 - Marilia Firmiano: public policies with evidence

In this new episode of Brazilian Women in Economics’ podcast we talked to Marilia Firmiano about public policies with evidence, about labor market, gender and motherhood.


Episode 32 - Special with Debora Freire and Marina Marinho: dividend taxation and tax reform

We talked to the specialists Debora Freira and Mariana Marinho to discuss the dividend taxation. Brazil is one of the few countries in the world that doesn’t tax dividends. Seems that the government suggests that dividends were taxed at 20%. The Internal Revenue Service estimates that it would levy almost R$80bi in tax revenue. The analysts bring some interesting points about the dividend tax and they also discuss other important aspects of tax reform necessary to Brazil.


Episode 31 - Special of one year’s Brazilian Women in Economics’ podcast

Brazilian Woman Economics’ podcast completed one year. There were 31 interviews made in the last months, a lot of cool things debated, a lot of apprenticeship with our interviewed and a lot of joy in a tough year for Brazil and the world. Thank you very much for following us. In this episode we will listen to the compiled answers to one of our favorite questions: What would you talk to your young version if you could go back in time? Unfortunately, some of our guests couldn’t answer. The listened answers was of: Livia de Gouvea; Patricia Ellen; Ana Maria Barufi; Laura Carvalho; Deirdre McCloskey; Cassiana Fernandez; Elena Landau; Luiza Nassif; Priscilla Tavares; Bruna Pugialli; Joana Monteiro; Cristine Pinto; Regina Madalozzo; Laura Karpuska and Bel Santos.

One special acknowledgement to our sound engineer, Fernando Ianni, who prepared this compiled as a gift for us. Thank you, Ianni!


Episode 30 - Regina Madalozzo: professional women ascension, the pandemics and social norms

In today’s episode of Brazilian Woman in Economics’ podcast, we talked to Regina Madalozzo. We talked about the pandemic’s impact on work, housework and on domestic violence. Regina told what she thinks about the impact of social norms on division of tasks at residence and about the difficulties that women face to ascend professionally – and what we can do to improve these conditions.


Episode 29 - Priscilla Tavares: education, opportunities and the pandemics

In this episode we talked to economist Priscilla Tavares. She talked about her trajectory as an economist, talked about public policies for education, wasting of opportunities and the pandemic’s impact on brazilians education. Priscilla also leaves a message to young woman economists, for them to trust their own perception about what route to follow.


Episode 28 - Joana Monteiro: violence, education and make the difference

Today we talked to Joana Monteiro about violence, education and wanting to make the difference during our professional trajectory. Joana talked about public policies that aim to decrease the violence in Brazil, the impact of violence on education, the State as a monopolist of violence and geographic concentration of crimes.

Episode 27 - Bruna Pugialli: gender, college education and labor market

In this episode we talked to Bruna Pugialli about gender, college education and the labor market. Bruna told us some discoveries of her surveys, like the fact that having more women colleagues and women teachers on economics undergraduate positively affect results of women students on the labor market. Besides that, she comments about gender inequality on college entrance examinations and about the different effects between men and women of gender composition on highschool classes. She ends this episode with a special message: value representation and forward to put yourself in someone’s shoes.


Episode 26 - Livia Gouveia: women on labor market and female support networks

In this episode we talked to Livia Gouveia about the pandemic effects under the female labor market. Livia told us about telecommuting perspectives, gender inequality on the labor market as promoters of inefficiency and wasting talents. She also told about the importance of knowing that there is a difference between female entrepreneurs by vocation or by lack of alternatives. She finished this episode leaving a special message to the young economist’s women: build your support networks as soon as possible.


Episode 25 - Mariana Gontijo: leader's women and comportamental changes due to pandemic

In this episode of Brazilian Women in Economics’s podcast, we talked to economist Mariana Gontijo. She told us her trajectory in economics, the importance of female models and how brazilians are during the COVID pandemics. She coordinates the consumer sentiment survey made by the consultancy in Brazil during the pandemics and told us the results of wages, indebtdness, and mental health. She finished this episode with a message to brazilians based on the search: it is always needed to reinvent yourself. To access the results of the survey click here.


Episode 24 - Sandra Rios: The Economist's Letter

In this episode we talked to Sandra Rios about the letter that became known as the Economists’ Letter. It was an open document to society that joined, at first, economists from different areas of action to demand of governments effective ways on combat Covid-19 pandemics. She explain how worked the elaboration of this letter, talk about the false dilemma between saving lives and ensuring the livelihood of vulnerability population and about the letter’s repercussions.


Episode 23 - Elena Landau: economics, law, liberty and persistent

In this episode of Brazilian Women Economics’s podcast we talked to Elena Landau, an economist and lawyer. She told about her trajectory in economics and law, her participation on Itamar and FHC government as director of the area responsible for National Program of Privatization(?), her inclination to work activating with public policy and how was her experience as a woman in the places that she occupied. She ends this episode leaving a message to women who listen our podcast: Don’t give up, stand firm in what you believe.


Episode 22 - Cassiana Fernandez: women in financial market, divergences and the Brazil

In the new episode of Brazilian Women in Economics’s podcast, we talked to economist Cassiana Fernandez. She told us about her trajectory in economics, from her first internship until she becames the economist chief of J.P. Morgan in Brazil. Cassiana told us how is being a woman in the financial market, the importance of groups that stimulate more woman in this area and how is being an economist who, most of the time, disagree with consensus. She also give us her opinion about Brazil’s situation and left an optimist message to young women in this profession.


Episode 21 - Especial female visibility: Laura Carvalho, Laura Karpusha e Solange Srou

In today especial episode, we talked to Laura Carvalho, Laura Karpusha and Solange Srour about women’s visibility in economics. They talked about the importance of actions that give voice to woman and recongnize them as successful professionals in their areas and they also talked about the importance of union between women, acceptance and perseverance.

These three womens were nominated for  the “Mulheres que Transformam” award.


Episode 20 - Deidre McCloskey: freedom, opportunity and the LGBT+ movement

In this episode, the professor Deidre McCloskey talked to us about the incongruity of a liberalism that defends the repression of individuals liberties, about the freedom as an economics driving force and as a generator of ideas that boost the capital and the labor. She also talked about the USA vaccination program and about her role as an advocated for LGBT+ rights.


Episode 19 - Luiza Nassif: care economy and diversity in economic thought

Our guest today is researcher Luiza Nassif. We talk about the care economy, gender inequality and diversity in economic thought. Luiza also shares with us her experience as a woman in academia, the support she received from other women her professional life, as well as her consciousness on discrimination.

Episode 18 - Cristine Pinto: theoretical, empirical economics and daring

In this episode, our guest is professor Cristine Pinto. We discussed academic career, how to align theoretical research with applied work, and also the importance of soft skills and social media. Cristine also talked about mentorship, her perceptions of gender inequality, and daring.

Episode 17 - Dolores Diaz, Laura Karpuska and Paula Pereda: 2020's retrospective

In the first 2021’s episode, Dolores, Laura and Paula assembled in a virtual reunion to make a 2020’s retrospective of Brazilian Women in Economics’s podcast. In the last year, we interviewed 20 amazing women that talked about not only important subjects for Economics, but also shared a little about their personal lives. It helped us to understand how we can support ourselves in this professional trajectory that is still too masculine.

Episode 16 - Natalie Victal e Laura Karpuska: accountability, budget and women's voice

The final 2020’s episode of Brazilian Women in Economics’s podcast had a special interviewer: Natalie Victal, an economist at Garde Asset. Natalie interviewed Laura Karpuska, our original interviewer who moved from one side to another and discussed political accountability, public budget, and the importance and problems of mandatory expenses. She also talked about her trajectory as an economist.

Episode 15 - Patricia Ellen: female leadership and combating the crisis

In this episode, we talked to Patricia Ellen. She told us a bit more about her trajectory, and how we can motivate more female leaderships. She also talked about gender and economic inequality, and her work in the Combating Coronavirus Office Crisis of São Paulo State as a Secretary of Economic Development Secretary of São Paulo State.

Episode 14 - Cecília Machado: Labour Market, Maternity and Abortion

In this episode, we talked to professor Cecília Machado about the labour market, maternity and paternity, birth control pill and, also, abortion. Our guest also taught us a lesson about how we, economists, look at these important subjects. She showed, live, the division of work between taking care of children and being interviewed for our podcast.

Episode 13 - Maria Xosé Sanmartin: Health economics

In today’s episode, we talked to Maria Xose Sanmartin, professor at the University of Hofstra in The United States. Maria is specialized in health economics, which means that she studies issues in the health field using economic tools. Maria told us a bit more about the health crisis in the use of opioids in the US and its social and racial developments. She also brought us a little about her experience as a Latin woman in the United States and the importance of persistence in the academic career. You can read the translation into Portuguese here.

Episode 12 - Karina Fasson and Maria Dolores Diaz: Early childhood and the reopening of nurseries and preschools

In this podcast, we talked to Maria Dolores Diaz and to Karina Fasson about the importance of early childhood and preschools in the COVID-19 pandemic. In April this year, 192 countries closed schools and universities, impacting 90% of the students in the world. In September, 46 countries still haven’t opened their schools yet, and Brazil was one of them. The reopening of schools with security has been a subject largely discussed in the country because of the importance of schools and the interactions between the students and also to the full resumption to the labor market of families, mainly women. Our guests also talked about their studies about neuroscience and economics for early childhood.

Episode 11 - Bel Santos: The transforming power of literature

In this new episode of Brazilian Women in Economics’s podcast we talked to Bel Santos. Bel told us about her trajectory as an educator focus on doing knowledge not a privilege, but a right for everyone. She talked about the transforming power of literature, expanding our possibilities e our repertoire. She also brought us her vision as a social educator about the role of economists in the debate of public policies, calling economists to bring more voices and viewpoints to our world. “How could I think in economics only above in a standard of living, of humanity? This standard doesn’t exist. How could I think in public policies without knowing what is happening in the borders of cities, without know what is happening at intimate spaces of people’s lives, what happens inside the houses?”

Episode 10 - Laura Carvalho: The role of the State in the pandemic

This week, we talked to professor Laura Carvalho. She has just published her book “Short-circuit: the virus and the comeback of State”, which presents five functions of State that the pandemic helped to show. She explains how the crisis, that has begun in the public health sphere, moved the economic agents, highlighting the results of these actions. According to her, Brazil has been successful in the maintenance of income area. The  PNAD-Covid19 shows that the country has been able to neutralize the loss of earnings of poor families. Nevertheless, the strategies for employment preservation and assignment of credits to small businesses weren’t effective.

Episode 9 - Claudio Ferraz: political accountability and diversity in economics

In this episode, we talked to Claudio Ferraz, professor of PUC-Rio and UBC in Canada. We talked to him about how we could monitor the actuation of politicians, and what is the role of social media in this process in a democracy, and how it is going the accountability process in Brazil. We also talked about two important things, which have been at the heart of our motivation in doing this podcast. We discussed how plural economics are – economists don’t discuss only macroeconomics and efficiency, but also politics, inequality, and public policies – and how this thematic diversity is important to increase representativeness and diversity in the profession. Besides that, Claudio brought us his perspective about gender inequality in our profession, when he noticed that gap, and how we could help reduce it. He also talked about the importance of the mentor in academia.

Episode 8 - Renee Bowen: Political economy

Our today’s episode has the participation of the economist Renee Bowen. Renee is a theorist which studies questions related to political economy and international economy. In our conversation, we talked about what is political economy, polarization, social media, the border of microeconomics, and how we, economists, could get better our participation in the debate about racial issues. Renee also told us a little more about her trajectory and the importance of having and being a mentor. The episode was recorded in English, but the link for transcript translated is here on the feed. Thanks to Simone Leitão for the translation.

Episode 7 - (Special) Economist as a professional with Ana Maria Barufi and Renata Gukovas

August 13th was the Day of Economist. Taking the opportunity of this date, we recorded a special episode with Ana Maria Barufi and Renata Gukovas. They told us about their trajectories as economists, why they have chosen this profession, which professional choices they made, and what they have been doing nowadays.

Economist’s Guide: By Ana Luiza Pessanha, Maria Oaquim, Mariana Moura, and Rebeca Vitelbo World Development Report 2015: Mind, Society, and Behavior and its summary in Portuguese.

Episode 6 - Elizabeth Farina: economics and sustainability

We talked to Elizabeth Farina about the role of Brazil in the global debate about sustainability. She remembers that the country was on the leadership of this process. The successful experience on the development of biofuels attracted attention to the Brazilian potential. To get it back, Brazil needs to debate deforestation, invest in expanding renewable energies, and foster the carbon market.

Episode 5 - Zeina Latif: Economic situation in the pandemic

We talked to the economist Zeina Latif about the Brazilian economic situation during the pandemic. She told us her impressions about the responses of the federal government and legislative to combat the economic crises intensified by the sanitary crisis, what should be a priority in Brazil in the post-pandemic context, and about the recent actuation of the Brazilian Central Bank. We also heard from Zeina advice for young women who are thinking about careers in Economics, the importance of having a solid formation and professional focus, and stimulate girls to know that mathematics and logic are also to themselves.

Episode 4 - Special FUNDEB with Filomena Siqueira, Talita Nascimento and Tassia Cruz

Last week, The House of Representatives approved, in two shifts, the further FUNDEB. Do you want to know what is FUNDEB and the pros and cons of what was voted? We called three specialists in Education to explain what is the fund and debate about its effectiveness, focus, and the next steps of public education in Brazil.


Episode 3 - Congresswoman Tabata Amaral: women in politics

In this episode, we talked to congresswoman Tabata Amaral about the role of women (in a very plurally form because, as she said, we are diverse) in politics, the importance of education, prospects, and dreams. We received constructive criticism about how we, economists, could get better our participation in the debate about public policies.

Episode 2 - Special with Paula Pereda: domestic violence against women during the quarantine

This is a special episode focused on domestic violence against women during the pandemic and, to talk about that, we made Paula Pereda moved from one side to another, and here she is our interviewee. Paula will bring some data about domestic violence against women, and explain to us a little about what could be characterized as domestic violence and the damaging consequences in society caused by domestic violence.

Episode 1 - Ana Carla Abrão: The reopening of São Paulo

In the first episode of Brazilian Women in Economics’s podcast, we talked to Ana Carla Abrão, currently the coordinator of “São Paulo Plan” of cautious reopening in São Paulo state and also Oliver Wyman’s partner. Ana Carla told us how she got involved with the reopening plan, which parameters they have been monitored in this reopening plan, the challenges that come with the reopening, and how Brazilian inequality has been widely opened during the pandemic and which further reflections this situation has brought us. We also promised to let some links of cool podcasts that discuss the question of woman: Mamilos [Nipples]: Open breast journalism; Ideias Negras [Black ideas]; Mathildas; Maria Vai com as Outras. Do you have any podcast or a cool link to recommend us to add to the list? Talk to us via social media.